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SubjectRe: uselib() & 2.6.X?
On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Andries Brouwer wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 10:07:10PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> writes:
> >
> > > Another issue is likely that we should make the whole "uselib()"
> > > interfaces configurable. I don't think modern binaries use it (where
> > > "modern" probably means "compiled within the last 8 years" ;).
> >
> > I don't think it was ever being used for anything besides a.out so IMHO it
> > should depend on BINFMT_AOUT.
>
> Let me contribute a man page. Comments welcome (-> aeb@cwi.nl).
>
> USELIB(2) Linux Programmer's Manual USELIB(2)
>
[...]
>
> Later code tries to prefix these names with "/usr/lib",
> "/lib" and "" before giving up. In libc 4.4.1 these names

Don't you mean
"/lib" and "/" before giving up.

??


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Jesper Juhl


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