Subject: Re: /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so (Was: lfs_cleanerd(8) needs /usr)
To: None <,>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/22/2007 13:34:10
On Wed Aug 22 2007 at 14:11:44 +0400, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
> Hmm, I've been always wondering, why we bother with
> /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so at all, it's symlink to /libexec anyway.
> Does anyone knows/remembers the rationale?

My guess: / wasn't always dynamic, /libexec didn't exist and old binaries
have /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so as their interpreter.

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
    "la qualité la plus indispensable du cuisinier est l'exactitude"