WINEDLLPATH and /usr/lib/wine

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Jan 27 13:27:42 CST 2010

Michael Ost <most at> writes:

> Alexandre Julliard wrote:
>> Actually the current way is precisely what LD_LIBRARY_PATH does for
>> relocatable installs. The loader first looks in the rpath $ORIGIN path,
>> then in LD_LIBRARY_PATH, then in system directories. Wine does exactly
>> the same thing.
> I did a quickie review of 'rpath'. It isn't standard, though, is it?
> I'm not using it with my LD_LIBRARY_PATH is searched first
> on my system.

Yes, it's pretty standard (or has equivalent on other platforms). Wine
itself uses it.

> Anyway, is the next step that I (or Hin-Tak) submit a patch and you
> bless it or not?

The first step would probably be to explain why you need to have an app
with the same name as an existing builtin.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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