Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: None <>
From: Takahiro Kambe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/28/2001 14:38:43
This is my late response.

In message <>
	on Wed, 26 Dec 2001 16:58:33 +1100,
	Luke Mewburn <> 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 
More over.

Takahiro Kambe <>