Adding default RUNPATH to compiled binaries

Ian Lance Taylor
Mon Dec 12 06:29:00 GMT 2011

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <> writes:

> I've seen this topic discussed many times. The problem seems to come
> up every time gcc is compiled with prefix != /usr/bin. The way to
> reproduce it is simple:
> echo "int main() {}" > t.c; g++ -o t t.c ; ./t
> The result:
> t: fatal: open failed: No such file or directory
> Killed
> I just had a bug filed against my gcc packages[1].  I did some
> research, and I found information about a number of approaches, which
> aren't really consistent and none of them is explained or
> self-explanatory.
> In some instances GCC sources were patched[2], in other the spec
> information was dumped, modified and placed where it would be taken as
> the default[3].
> What's the recommended way of doing it?

It depends.  One good approach is to add the appropriate directory to
/etc/ and run ldconfig.


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