Subject: Re: patch to allow /etc/ld.so.conf configure directories for ELF
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/11/1999 21:44:02
On Thu, 11 Mar 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:
: 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, we've been through this hoop a dozen times. WHAT BREAKS on a
properly configured, rpath-only system if we allow people to use the
`historic' library search method for their own uses?
Think (open("/etc/ld.so.conf", ...) == -1).
It's not like we're doing things such as minor version handling....
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)