Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 19:01:50
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Noriyuki Soda wrote:

> I believe this should be /libexec/ld.elf_so rather than /lib
> as already pointed out in tech-userlevel.
> Because:
> 1. We use "libexec" for this purpose. Using "lib" breaks consistency.
> 2. Although currently ld.elf_so is the only program which belongs to
>  this directory, that doesn't mean we never have such programs
>  (other than ld.elf_so) which should go to /libexec in the future.
>  Please remember that we had /usr/libdata in the days when we don't
>  have any contents in it yet.
> 3. Using "/lib/ld.elf_so" doesn't introduce compatiblity with other
>  systems. Note that Solaris and Linux uses "/lib/" rather than
>  "/lib/ld.elf_so".

	So would /lib/ make more sense for us than /lib/ld.elf_so?
	I'm assuming here that we do not have any non-elf active -current

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