Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 RC4 alpha - where is /sbin/ldconfig?
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/16/2004 13:20:02
On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 07:53:22PM +0200, Michael Kukat wrote:
> Hello,
> is there some special reason why NetBSD/alpha doesn't come with /sbin/ldconfig
> in 2.0 RC versions? There is an init script in /etc/rc.d/ldconfig, but
> /sbin/ldconfig isn't present in the sets from releng for RC2 and RC4.

/etc/rc.d/ldconfig creates the a.out runtime link editor directory
cache, but NetBSD/alpha uses ELF, not a.out, and as far as I know, has
never used a.out (unlike NetBSD/i386, which switched from a.out to
ELF a few years ago). So /sbin/ldconfig isn't needed.
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