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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin

On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 13:07, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> No.

You have lost me.

> Using update-alternatives, only root can change the libraries being used.

Assume this is the case (actually non-root users can change the libary I
think with LD_PRELOAD). Why does this matter?

> And the question is the binary being run that uses the
> shared library, not user preference.

I am not sure what you are getting at here. Maybe you mean user as in

Maybe you are saying that the choice of library should be up to the
package maintainer, not the system administrator. If so, why should this
be the case?
Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>

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