[Ffmpeg-devel] Shared libraries install script broken in cvs

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Sat Dec 17 16:25:07 CET 2005

On 12/16/2005 11:44 PM, Jacob Meuser wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 12:19:18PM -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
>> Jacob Meuser wrote:

>>> maybe it should be noted somewhere that users who install as
>>> non-root into nonstandard library search paths can use
>>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH, or refer them to their system's ld.so docs?
>> That would probably be a good idea IMO. The question, obviously, is
>> where - the first place to spring to mind is the INSTALL file, but
>> many people (especially those who have compiled the program before)
>> are unlikely to stop to read that; would somewhere in 'configure
>> --help' be supportable, as the most likely to be noticed, or is
>> that too intrusive?
> again, IMO, this is something people who do such things shoulod know
> about already.  if people ask, we could just point them to the list
> archives, now that it's been discussed ;)

<shrug> If you say so. You were the one who suggested adding a note to
the documentation; I merely concurred.

       The Wanderer

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