Subject: Re: [ Re: kern/11961: manual is misguiding about LD_PRELOAD]
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/16/2001 11:31:30
Klaus Klein <> wrote on Wed, 16 May 2001
at 11:50:31 +0200 in <>:

> > What's the scoop on the LD_PRELOAD format change?
> Speaking of the guilty party in question, the idea is that the
> behavior of the ELF dynamic loader should closely follow SVR4, where
> the format originates from; all the implementations I've seen so far
> match this.

No opinions on backwards compatibility?

I guess if no one complained...still, it seems worth a bit of documentation
effort to me.