--enable-shared, how do i set the rpath?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 11:11:17 CET 2006

Mark Harrison wrote:
> I've built a python with --enable-shared in order to support mod_python,
> but now I have to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to $prefix/lib. 
> Worse, it seems mod_python will die on some import statements,
> I'm suspecting ones that need to pull in .so's.

I find that most of my Apache problems stem from incorrect permissions. Make
sure that the user running the Apache process has "read" and "execute"
permissions for the .so's.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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