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Re: mandate ldconfig -X?

>>>>> "Robbe" == Robert Bihlmeyer <robbe@orcus.priv.at> writes:

    Robbe> For one, it is unnecessary, and wastes time. But more
    Robbe> importantly, the Hurd has no ld.so.cache, which kills
    Robbe> reason 2 on this platform. Debian GNU/Hurd systems also
    Robbe> don't have reason 1, so there is currently no real ldconfig
    Robbe> program on the Hurd. Rather than writing a program that's
    Robbe> completely pointless, I'd rather we called ldconfig
    Robbe> correcly, i.e.  with the -X parameter. "ldconfig -X" will
    Robbe> just do nothing on the Hurd.

I fail to see:

What is wrong with the current practise on the Hurd, where ldconfig
is a do nothing program?

How does disabling task 1 (creating the links) help for the Hurd?
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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