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Re: /X11R6/lib

On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 09:40:22PM +0200, Oystein Viggen wrote:
> Hi
> Would it be true to the spirit of hurd and the /usr -> . symlink to have
> /X11R6/lib be a symlink to ../lib?  That way, most libraries would end
> up in /lib, which should sort out the problems people have been seing
> with setuid applications like xterm for which LD_LIBRARY_PATH won't, and
> indeed shouldn't, work.
> What do you people think?  I am considering manually doing it for my own
> installation, but as I mainly use it to test-build packages for hurd, I
> don't want to stray too far from the standard installation... 

Personally, I think using a union fs translator would be a better
solution, because you could easily apply it to every lib dir you need
included.  Maybe even with ${HOME}/lib, although not with suid
programs of course.

> Oystein
> -- 
> When in doubt: Think again.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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