Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Takahiro Kambe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/28/2001 14:38:43
This is my late response.
In message <20011226165833.B3231@wasabisystems.com>
on Wed, 26 Dec 2001 16:58:33 +1100,
Luke Mewburn <email@example.com> wrote:
> A few (probably subjective :) reasons:
> - Why create /libexec just to contain ld.*so ?
Since libexec stands for "system daemons & system utilities (executed
by other programs)". ("executed by other programs" is a point.)
> - SVR4 has ld.*so in /lib (which is actually /usr/lib), as
> well as /etc/lib (for some programs in /)
SVR4's path policy is historical mixture of 4.2BSD, SVR and others.
So, I don't feel it based on consistent philosophy.
> - Linux has ld.*so in /lib
Takahiro Kambe <firstname.lastname@example.org>