[vlc-devel] How does vlc load shared libraries that are not in standard places?

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Sep 26 08:46:46 CEST 2011

On Sun, 25 Sep 2011 23:40:06 -0700 (PDT), Peter Tap <ptrtap at yahoo.com>
> Within my limited understanding of Linux, the loader on Linux can search
> and load shared libraries only from the directories defined in
> /etc/ld.so.conf file. I am wonderinghow vlc is able to load the shared
> libraries from a non-standard location. 

libtool takes care of that. It is transparent for VLC.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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