KPluginLoader: LD_LIBRARY_PATH Issues

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sun Jan 13 07:50:24 GMT 2008

Urs Wolfer wrote:
>On Saturday 12 January 2008 22:48:44 Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Urs Wolfer wrote:
>> >Hi
>> >
>> >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.
>> Solutions:
>> 1) add the paths to /etc/
>> 2) use rpath
>I think rpath is enabled by default now? Alex checked that in my lib and
> told me that it should be ok.

It should be. And RUNPATH should be enabled too.

>> >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.
>The KGet torrent lib is in /opt/kde4/lib/kde4 and the therefore required
>ktorrent lib is in /opt/kde4/lib.

Sorry, I meant source code.

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