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Re: [PATCH][v2] Add dynamic linker support for $EXEC_ORIGIN.

On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
> On Friday 20 December 2013 15:24:25 Brooks Moses wrote:
>> Agreed that this needs to be documented, and I was surprised
>> substitution patterns are not mentioned in the glibc documentation.
>> However, the $ORIGIN and other similar substituation patterns are
>> documented in the manpage that's part of the Linux man-pages
>> project, and I am planning to submit a patch there once this is
>> accepted.  (See, e.g.,
>> for a
>> current version.)
> i think updating the man page would be sufficient at this point.  the
> glibc manual really should have a section on this, but asking you to write a
> new one from scratch as a prerequisite for merging would be unreasonable ;).

Thanks.  I was going to go file a bug for adding the documentation to
the glibc manual, but it turns out one already exists: BZ #4177.  I
added a little more info to the bug report.

- Brooks

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