Subject: Re: Using -L for shared-lib search path
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/28/1995 14:10:29
In article <> (Paul Kranenburg) writes:
>> I think this is a really bad idea.
>I finally buckled under pressure.. :-)
>> There's a reason (several, in fact)
>> why nobody else uses this approach anymore.  I would much rather that
>> we use a separate option (-R or -rpath) to do this.  Then the 'disabled
>> for set[ug]id programs' restriction could also go away.
>I feel like implementing this. Recording all `-L' paths tends to interfere
>with hints file anyway.
>Any objections?

Not at all. This is much better than the -L hack.
At least now one can put paths in the dynamic search path intentionally
and not by accident.