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Re: [PATCH][v2] Add dynamic linker support for $EXEC_ORIGIN.
- From: Brooks Moses <bmoses at google dot com>
- To: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>
- Cc: libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, "Carlos O'Donnell" <carlos at redhat dot com>, Paul Pluzhnikov <ppluzhnikov at google dot com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:22:14 -0800
- Subject: Re: [PATCH][v2] Add dynamic linker support for $EXEC_ORIGIN.
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On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 ld.so 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.,
>> http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/lucid/man8/ld.so.8.html for a
>> current version.)
> i think updating the ld.so(8) 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.