Re: A problem I can't solve
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, John Tobey wrote:
> Roland McGrath <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Yes, I believe the dynamic linker uses the directories in its own
> > > RPATH as defaults:
> > No, it does not. The default path is hard-coded when building glibc
> > (see default-rpath in Makeconfig).
> Well, it would seem heretical to infect a Hurd-specific part of glibc
> with the string "/usr", unless perhaps we have vendor=debian. I vote
> for /usr/lib -> /lib and crossing our fingers.
Heresy is often a good thing. I would rather have glibc that will make
things work without any more symlinks, rather than have /lib -> /usr/lib
as a hack, which may produce bugs later.
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
Steward of the Cambridge Tolkien Society
Selwyn College Computer Support