Subject: Re: patch to allow /etc/ld.so.conf configure directories for ELF
To: Jason Thorpe , matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Cully <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/1999 13:42:31
On Thu, Mar 11, 1999 at 05:43:12PM -0800, 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.
AFAIK the FreeBSD ELF system works just fine with both rpath and
ld.so.conf, the latter being added only after everyone screamed for
Brian Cully <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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