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Re: What hack in ld.so?

On 30 Jan 1999, Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> > You cannot deny that it is necessary, and that it effects more that just
> > Debian and our users but everyone using a libc5/libc6 linux system.
> I can, that that's what I've been doing since the `Debian x Libtool
> War' started, a few days ago.  I've insisted that the problem is not
> in the fact that libtool uses rpath, it is that libraries have been
> replaced with incompatible ones, and the code in ld.so that tries to
> accomodate for this replacement does not work when a program has a
> hard-coded library path.

So you think we should be harrassing the ld.so people to change the
meaning of rpath instead of you for using it?


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