[Debian-olpc-devel] Bug#507850: python-hulahop: Hulahop fails to locate and link against libxul.so

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Sun Dec 7 13:55:11 UTC 2008

Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> (07/12/2008):
> I am package maintainer of sugar-hulahop, so would have been quicker
> for me to add that dependency than file a bugreport if this was the
> case.

Heh, OK.

> I may have found the cause of the problem just now: during build
> dh_shlibdeps warns about being unable to locate libxul.so below
> /usr/lib/xulrunner- - and the library is in fact not there, but
> below /usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9.

Yeah, objdump shows the RPATH.

> I will go hunt for some wrong hardcoded path somewhere in either
> sugar-hulahop itsef, xulrunner-dev or python-xpcom.

Oh, easy then:
| ./configure.ac:LIBXUL_DIR="`dirname $LIBXUL_SDK_DIR`/xulrunner-`$PKG_CONFIG --modversion libxul`"

Just installed xulrunner-dev and:
| $ pkg-config --modversion libxul

Not digging any further, but that looks like it.

> Thanks for your valid question (and sorry for my too short bugreport).

No problem.

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