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Re: Cross solib support; continued

On Nov 15,  7:23pm, Orjan Friberg wrote:

> > > That is, I would like a solib that is now searched for in
> > > solib-absolute-prefix to be searched for in solib-search-path instead.
> > > Would it make sense to add such a command, like solib-ignore-path?  (I'd
> > > be happy to make it happen.)  In effect, it would make all solibs to be
> > > searched for in solib-search-path by file name only, and
> > > solib-absolute-path would have no effect.
> > 
> > Is this really necessary?  I just put unstripped libraries in a
> > directory named lib and set the absolute prefix appropriately.
> > 
> > Other than that, we should fall back to solib-search-path and the
> > basename if solib-absolute-path fails for us, IMO.  Would that work for
> > you?  Set the absolute-path to /dev/null or so and then add the
> > fallback code.
> FYI: I'm not twiddling my thumbs waiting for you or anybody else to
> implement this for me.  I'm willing to dig in and do it, but I'm
> currently swamped in other things, and will probably be so for a few
> more days.  As they say, "It's on my TODO list."

Good.  Daniel's suggested approach to solving your problem sounds okay
to me so a patch based on his suggestion should be okay too.



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