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Re: Shared library defines a RPATH

On Sun, 28 Jul 2002, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 05:50:50PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > It may point to the wrong place in the target machine,
> DT_RPATH must be ignore for shared objects, but not for executables.  At
> least this is what I gathered from reading the ELF standard.
> Have you actually experienced this?  I have never tried it, so I don't know.

Now that you forced me to really think about it, I haven't seen it for
libraries, at least not yet.  I did get broken executables that wanted libs
from the wrong place, however :(

I don't know if ld.so ignores DR_RPATH for shared objects, but if it goes
against the spec, it is a bug in ld.so...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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