Saxon/C documentation does not give information on customizing installation directory
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Per the instruction on Linux, we need to copy library files to or create symlinks in /usr/lib. Is this “/usr/lib” path hard coded? We will run our application on hundreds of farm machines. It’s not practical to ask systems to set up /usr/lib for us.
[cppTests]$ ./testXPath Unable to load /usr/lib/libsaxonhec.so Error: : Success
Is there a way to replace the path /usr/lib with our customized directory?
Updated by O'Neil Delpratt about 2 years ago
For Linux you can use the environment variable SAXONC_HOME to set the location of the Saxon/C library.
You can set it as follows:
You may also need to set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
You can do it as follows:
export JET_HOME=/USER/LOCATION export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$JET_HOME/lib/amd64/jetvm:$JET_HOME/lib/amd64:$JET_HOME
We mention this option under the Mac OS instructions Mac OS, but not under linux.
This is a bug against the Saxon/C documentation which needs to reflect details in the Linux instructions too.
Just to add, the logic for finding the Saxon/C library location is in the SaxonCGlue.c file.
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