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Workspace Domino
Categories Integration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 13, 2021

Make libnotes more dynamically loadable on Mac/Linux without specifying environment variables

What I'm referring to is this sort of hoop-jumping:

Specifically, the way libnotes works on macOS and Linux, it's obligatory to have several environment variables prepped ahead of time in order to successfully load the library - I guess related to the use of @executable_path references. While this is practical sometimes, it's a massive impediment in other situations, such as trying to get maven-surefire-plugin working, especially with macOS releases from the last four years: . It ends up being a pretty-consistent thorn in my side.

What I'd like is to be able to point to a dynamic library by path (libnotes or a combined variant), load it, and call NotesInitExtended, all without worrying about whether specific paths have been set up in the environment ahead of time.

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  • Guest
    Nov 17, 2022

    The trouble isn't that it isn't possible - I've managed to make it work - but that it's more fiddly and complicated than it needs to be, particularly on macOS.

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    Thomas Hampel
    Nov 11, 2022

    take a look at /opt/hcl/domino/notes/latest/linux/bin/startup

    startup /bin/bash

    will set up the environment.