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Re: [PATCH] Look in PATH for binaries


On 07/21/2012 02:57 PM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> There already is a better way.  It's called ldconfig.  This is how you 
> manage library paths in Linux.  It allows you to add custom paths to 
> your hearts content.  You can even add temporary paths in a console for 
> debugging custom libraries.  I see no reason add something to KiCad that 
> is handled at the system level.  I would not support any patch that 
> would disregard the system level library management.  Windows is another 
> story since it does not have a library manager other than the PATH 
> environment variable in which case you would just use the PATH 
> environment variable.
> Wayne