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Re: Bug#6231: Bug in libg++27 Version:

On 3 Jan 1997, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> david@elo.sw.ods.com (David Engel)  wrote on 02.01.97 in <m0vg0gc-000171C@elo.sw.ods.com>:
> > Guy Maor writes:
> > > It's not required.  Won't ld.so search the paths in ld.so.conf if
> > > there is a cache miss?
> >
> > No.  Ld.so will only search /usr/lib and /lib on a cache miss.
> Why?

The reasoning is as follows.  Assume the cache is valid.  If the cache
isn't valid, something is wrong.  Falling back to /usr/lib and /lib
should allow the superuser to fix the problem.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1001 E. Arapaho Road
(972) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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