Fixing rpath issue with latest MoarVM

Daniel Dehennin daniel.dehennin at
Mon Jun 15 14:24:34 UTC 2015

Dominique Dumont <dod at> writes:

> The commit message you mentioned is [1]: 
> "This will allow Moar to find shared objects used by NativeCall
> libraries without hacks to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH for local installs"
> I don't think this rpath is currently needed for moar: no libraries are 
> installed in /usr/share/perl6/site/lib. Yet. 
> This may be useful to build native libraries that use other native libraries.


> There's a 3rd possibility:
> 3. remove the rpath for Debian package.
> There's a definite possibility that something will break in the future. Then 
> we'll have a better understanding of the issue and how it can be best solved 
> for Debian.
> Thoughts ?

I ask for confirmation on MoarVM IRC, this directory will be used by
rakudo packages which install NativeCall libraries.

So, MoarVM needs to find thoses libraries:

- set LD_LIBRARY_PATH when running MoarVM
- set rpath at compile time

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