Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 166306
Avoid setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:12 EST
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:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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
This will show up in the next rawhide build. Currently, that's waiting on bug
This should show up in today's rawhide push (-15).
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.
Okay, forgetting ia64 and ppc64 (which are new for FC Eclipse anyway), this is