Passing -Wl, -rpath, /some/dir/where/shared/libs/hide to a module build

Ralph Böhme rb at
Thu Apr 16 05:12:22 MDT 2015

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 10:04:22AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hi folks,
> When building a Samba VFS module that needs to link against some
> shared-libs that hide in interesting places it looks like I would need
> to do something like:
>    bld.SAMBA3_MODULE('some-module', ..., cflags='-Wl,-rpath,/hiding/place', ...)
> Is that correct or is there a better way of doing it?

write a proper waf check for the lib that uses conf.check_cfg and
uselib_store. You then can simply add the libs as deps to your target.

The conf.check_cfg must of course provide the proper LDFLAGS including
the rpath.

Alternatively you can setup the environment variables manually like this:

    if Options.options.libcephfs_dir:
        conf.env['CPPPATH_CEPHFS'] = Options.options.libcephfs_dir + '/include'
        conf.env['LIBPATH_CEPHFS'] = Options.options.libcephfs_dir + '/lib'

Ymmv! ;)


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