[aur-general] packaging a weird library, symlinks

Nathan Wayde kumyco at konnichi.com
Thu Jul 22 12:25:04 EDT 2010

On 22/07/10 16:52, Philipp wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to package the IUP toolkit. The build system is fairly weird, but
> in cooperation with the upstream project manager I think I know the
> steps necessary to package it.
> It would need a custom environment variable LUA_CPATH set to something
> matching the installed lib. Afaik this would be something the user would
> need to do manually, which I'd like to avoid.
> The IUP project manager suggested that a symlink might do the trick
> instead:
> iuplua.so  ->  libiuplua51.so
> Is this something sensible to do?
yes and if you ever need to set environment variables you can add a 
custom script in /etc/profile.d, no user intervention is required.

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