linking against shared libraries not in default path
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Nov 29 15:01:34 UTC 2010
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 03:00:45PM +0100, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Monday 29 November 2010 14:50:59 Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > I compiled some numerical libraries under my home
> > directory, including static and shared libs. The
> > shared lib is
> > % ls ./src/libslatec.so.1
> > ./src/libslatec.so.1
> > %
> > Now I'd like to test shared libraries, so I do
> > % gfortran45 -o test01.x test01.o qc6a.o -L./src/ -lslatec
> > % ./test01.x
> > /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libslatec.so.1" not found, required by "test01.x"
> > %
> > How can I tell the executable to look for a shared library
> > in a specific directory? I tried setting LIBRARY_PATH, but
> > it didn't help.
> The name of the variable is LD_LIBRARY_PATH. It is described in the
> rtld(1) manpage. You can also add it to the executable using -R as in:
> % gfortran45 -o test01.x test01.o qc6a.o -L./src/ -R<full path> -lslatec
Tijl, thank you.
Both options work for me on amd64 and ia64.
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