Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#9193 closed (invalid)

Mac Documentation Issue

Reported by: jlev Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.0
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:

Description

The advice to set DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/local/lib on Mac OS X is really bad. Because MacPorts has several old and incompatible versions of widely used libraries (libJPEG, libTIFF, and others), setting this in the bash_profile can make all sorts of applications crash. If the library path needs to be set, do it before application start, but not system wide.

http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1108472

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.1
Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by Horst Gutmann <zerok@…>

Where is this advice made? I grepped through the branch from right now and from a couple of months back and couldn't find any such recommendation.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by Matt Boersma

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

I find no mention of DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH or anything similar anywhere in django trunk or in 1.0.x. Indeed, the discussion referenced does not mention Django.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.1

Milestone 1.1 deleted

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