KPluginLoader: LD_LIBRARY_PATH Issues

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Jan 12 21:48:44 GMT 2008

Urs Wolfer wrote:
>If LD_LIBRARY_PATH has not been exported, KPluginLoader has sometimes
> issues to load plugins. This is the case if a plugin depends on another
> library.

1) add the paths to /etc/
2) use rpath

>You can see this behavior with the SuperKaramba plugin in plasma or the
> KGet torrent plugin, which links agains the ktorrent library. These
> plugins cannot be loaded when LD_LIBRARY_PATH has not been set.

Where are those plugins? I don't have everything built here.

>I have already looked at this problem with Alexander Neuendorf if it
> could be an rpath issue. After some tests, we came to the conclusions
> that this should not be the problem.
>Any ideas if that is a problem on my setup? Can anybody else reproduce
> this issue?

It should be a "lack-of-rpath" issue.

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