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Re: [PATCH] Add --print-dirs option for ldconfig


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com> wrote:
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>> Dan Nicholson wrote:
>>> It's useful information.
>>
>> It's information that is already known.
>
> It would be much more convenient if ldconfig could just tell me that
> information instead of me having to:
>
> 1. Parse through ld.so.conf and handle included files
> 2. Guess the trusted directories based on plaform

Just one more thing. The trusted directories are only known by glibc.
The user can make a good guess based on platform, but glibc could have
been built with any set of slibdir or libdir. Why not let the user
know what those are?

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Dan


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