Subject: Re: patch to allow /etc/ configure directories for ELF
To: matthew green <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/11/1999 17:43:12
On Fri, 12 Mar 1999 12:34:24 +1100 
 matthew green <> wrote:

 > i consider our ELF shlib implementation broken without a way
 > to globally define places to look for shlibs, *if i want*.

...and I consider our ELF implementation broken if we supply functionality for it.

ELF JUST WASN'T DESIGNED TO WORK THAT WAY.  Plenty of other systems can
deal with the lack of it, so I don't see why we must adopt Linux/FreeBSD
braindamage for our ELF.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>