Just for the web archives: per some off-list discussion, we decided
not to take the patch because the Debian guys have a simpler
workaround for what they want.
On Jan 13, 2009, at 4:54 AM, Manuel Prinz wrote:
> Am Montag, den 12.01.2009, 18:04 -0500 schrieb Jeff Squyres:
>> I don't see much harm in including this as long as rpath builds are
>> still the default. If there's a non-default option to disable rpath
>> builds, that would be fine with me.
>> Does this patch disable rpath by default, or do you have to
>> use the --disable-rpath flag to configure?
> You have to pass --disable-rpath explicitely. Building with rpath is
> still the default. I verified by building without passing any option
> configure and the resulting libs contained an rpath.
> Best regards