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From Branko Čibej <>
Subject Re: Overriding the location of OpenSSL
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2016 21:32:21 GMT
On 24.04.2016 22:51, Bert Huijben wrote:
> While I agree that this approach fixes the current issues with OpenSSL
> on OS/X, this way to fix problems doesn’t scale… This makes OpenSSL
> the highest priority library in the library order, while each of the
> dependencies (including many platform specific libraries) may have a
> similar ordering problem. We can’t prioritize each of them above
> everything else.
> This problem **should** be fixed at a different layer, to do this
> properly… Too bad in this case we would have to convince Apple to
> apply the fix, which makes it very unlikely to be fixed.
> I really don’t know what we should do here…

Perhaps, on OSX, scons should be taught to use absolute paths to
external libraries? That way the embedded RPATH would always be correct.
OSX is sort of specail in this respect, compared to other unixish
platforms (linux, Solaris ... anything else moderately alive still out

Sadly I've no idea how to tell scons anything like that ...

-- Brane

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