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Bug 166306 - Avoid setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Avoid setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andrew Overholt
Depends On: 168040 170244
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Reported: 2005-08-18 17:58 EDT by dann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-01 16:21:00 EST
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Description dann 2005-08-18 17:58:24 EDT
Description of problem:
/usr/bin/eclipse sets LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
LD_LIBRARY_PATH slows down application startup, especially if the application
uses a lot of shared libraries. 

Probably the reason that eclipse needs to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH is that firefox 
does not work without it. See: 

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Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2005-09-19 15:56:40 EDT
I've removed the LD_LIBRARY_PATH setting as per bug 168040 but I'm not sure if
it will still work with firefox.  I guess we'll have to see once we get a newly
built eclipse.
Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2005-10-09 21:00:37 EDT
This will show up in the next rawhide build.  Currently, that's waiting on bug
Comment 3 Andrew Overholt 2005-10-11 07:21:57 EDT
This should show up in today's rawhide push (-15).
Comment 4 Andrew Overholt 2005-10-31 22:09:15 EST
This is fixed in the proposed FC4 update (eclipse-3.1.1-1jpp_1fc.FC4.4).  The
fix for rawhide will have to wait on a fix for bug 133180 which is stopping me
building lucene on ia64 and ppc64 which is in turn stopping me re-building
Eclipse (since I want to add ia64 and ppc64) :) .

I guess I'll set up some good 'ol bug dependencies.
Comment 5 Andrew Overholt 2005-11-01 16:21:00 EST
Okay, forgetting ia64 and ppc64 (which are new for FC Eclipse anyway), this is
now fixed.

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