[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: A problem I can't solve

On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, John Tobey wrote:

> Roland McGrath <roland@frob.com> 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

Reply to: