[CentOS] Cannot get LD_LIBRARY_PATH to work under NX (freenx)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 21:20:17 UTC 2009

Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 16:42, Gary Greene<ggreene at minervanetworks.com> wrote:
>> I'm surprised that since it installs in a non-standard location that it doesn't create a /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ conf file. In that case it's a simple drop-in file that only requires ldconfig to be run after the package installation....
> I believe some of the libraries clash with ones provided by the O.S.,
> and should be used by NX binaries only, so adding to ldconfig is not
> the proper solution there...
>>From what I see, the NX binaries are actually linked to the NX
> libraries using the full path, or using RPATH when not specifying the
> whole path, so I'm not sure why they use LD_LIBRARY_PATH... However,
> using "strings" and "grep" I can see that they do use it and
> apparently reset it. They might be resetting it as a measure of
> security.

But wouldn't it be more polite to reset it back to what it had picked up 
from your .bash_profile if you had some reason to change it there?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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