also sprach Frank Küster <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004.12.08.1429 +0100]: > ,---- ld.so(8) ---- > | LD_PRELOAD > | A whitespace-separated list of additional, user-specified, ELF > | shared libraries to be loaded before all others. This can be used > | to selectively override functions in other shared libraries. For > | setuid/setgid ELF binaries, only libraries in the standard search > | directories that are also setgid will be loaded. > `---- > > Although we do not want to override only single functions, this might be > a better choice here. I don't know how much this will actually change, > however, since in the directories that would be given to LD_LIBRARY_PATH > there would be only one shared library - the one alternatively specified > in LD_PRELOAD. I am sorry, I must have been smoking something. I cannot figure out how to tell the linker which libraries to load. I could have sworn it was possible. Anyway, I am not sure LD_PRELOAD is a good alternative either. I am strongly opposed to the LD_* variables and rpath, but I cannot really figure out a better means than LD_LIBRARY_PATH... ugh! -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, user, and author `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid/expired PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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