How to specify a Linux shared library name and absolute file path to CMake's target_link_libraries facility?

I was wondering how to specify a Linux shared library name and absolute file path to CMake's   target_link_libraries facility as shown below:

target_link_libraries( ${target_name} ${lib} )

Please show an example.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
camster123Senior C++ Software EngineerAsked:
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Supposing your loader script has -lmylib where libmylib.so is the shared library name of interest, then the option you want is -Wl,-rpath,/path_of_dir_containing_libmylib.so.
This will make the dynamic loader search the nominated path before the default paths: that's as close as you get to "forcing" the wanted library to be loaded.
I'll leave it to you to translate this to Cmake syntax.

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camster123Senior C++ Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Duncan's solution  is exactly what I was looking for.
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