Subject: Re: ld_elf.so proposal for selecting hw/dependent libraries
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/1999 17:41:12
On Dec 12, 2:37pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Thorpe) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: ld_elf.so proposal for selecting hw/dependent libraries
| On Sun, 12 Dec 1999 17:25:45 -0500
| email@example.com (Christos Zoulas) wrote:
| > Yes, they are all normalized to strings [so I can use simpler data structures]
| > | I'm thinking of the Alpha case again, here. We can't just key off
| > | "21164" ... BWX appears in "21164A" (EV56), "21164PC" (PCA56), and
| > | "21264" (EV6).
| > Good point.
| Actually... what if we called the file something else? Like /etc/ld.so.libs?
| My reasoning is this: ld.so.conf is pretty much the same across all platforms
| right now. But it'd be nice to allow each port to ship its own ld.so.libs
I wanted to avoid opening/reading two files for efficiency. I don't want to
slow down the startup anymore than I have to. Also I don't like the
proliferation of config files for a single program. I'd rather make each
port ship its own ld.so.conf...