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Re: wxWidgets alert at start

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>
Cc: Jyrki Wahlstedt <jwa(at)wahlstedt(dot)fi>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: wxWidgets alert at start
Date: 2007-08-06 10:47:04
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Florian G. Pflug wrote:
> Think I found the foobarization...


> So I least at that point I was aware that we are walking on thin ice with
> how we integrate pg_dump and friends into the bundle. Seems that using a
> version of libpq that doesn't link to the system provided libssl, but to
> a custom version instead (and thereby breaking that "doesn't have
> dependencies
> that live inside the pgadmin bundle" assumtion)is enough to let the ice
> break.

Or any library not directly linked to the executable itself.

> The only really correct fix would be to use @loader_path instead of
> @executable_path when referencing shared libraries (@loader_path is the
> path of the image *requireing* the lib, instead of the top-level
> executable) -
> but that means dropping support for 10.3 :-(. 

Yeah, I'm not sure we should do that just yet.

> One alternative that I can
> see is
> to put pg_dump and friends into Contents/SharedSupport directly - that way,
> the relative path from pg_dump to Contents/Frameworks is that same as for
> main pgAdmin executeable (which lives in Contents/MacOS). Not exactly
> pretty,
> but hey, who looks into the bundle anyway?


Jyrki; the attached patch should implement what Florian is suggesting -
can you test it please? Make sure you run the bootstrap script, and to
be on the safe side, remove your preferences file as well.

Thanks, Dave

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