Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 RC4 alpha - where is /sbin/ldconfig?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/16/2004 20:24:16
Hi !

On Sat, 16 Oct 2004, Dave Huang wrote:
> > 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.

Ah, okay. man helps, there it's also mentioned that it doesn't exist on ELF
systems. Never mind :)


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