[sf-perl] poll: directory layout question

David Alban extasia at extasia.org
Thu Apr 22 10:05:46 PDT 2010

clarification.  the config and state files are not perl programs or
other executables, nor are they libraries.  tool itself is perl, but
these files are not.  they're not affected by the value of
LD_LIBRARY_PATH or PERL5LIB.  they're text files with information of
interest to the tool.


On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Michael Friedman
<friedman at highwire.stanford.edu> wrote:
> I generally put everything together under /usr/local/lib, etc. because that way I only need one LD_LIBRARY_PATH for dynamically loaded libraries. If each tool is separate, then they need to have much more complicated paths to find the appropriate dynamic libraries.
> (I've seen separate dirs handled via a tiny shell wrapper around each binary, as opposed to making a giant LD_LIBRARY_PATH for each user, but that's too much maintenance for me.)

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