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Re: Running an uninstalled executable

From: Alberto Luaces
Subject: Re: Running an uninstalled executable
Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:04 +0200
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David <address@hidden> writes:

> El Tue, 12 May 2015 11:38:42 +0200
> Alberto Luaces <address@hidden> escribió:
>> Hello,
>> in an autoconf+automake+libtool C++ project containing only one
>> program, I want to run the executable before installing it.
>> Reading the manual I thought that it could be done with
>> libtool --mode=execute program_binary
>> but it fails, since there are undefined references to shared libraries
>> not installed in standard directories.
>> Can libtool solve this problem for me?
> In order to use libraries not installed, but present in another
> directory (non standard), you have to use LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> Something like: LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/path/to/your/custom/library libtool
> --mode=execute program_binary
> I think this is not related to libtool, but how bash and shared
> libraries works though

Thanks, David. I was hoping that libtool set LD_LIBRARY_PATH for me.


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