Linker script and dependency search path

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Sat May 22 05:22:00 GMT 2010


On Friday 21 May 2010 10:05:18 Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Mike Frysinger writes:
> > On Thursday 20 May 2010 05:35:25 Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> >> Hans-Peter Nilsson <hp@bitrange.com> writes:
> >> > You're looking for -rpath-link; cf. ld.info.
> >> 
> >> Yes, but that’s inconvenient for the libc itself: I find it more
> >> convenient if linking with glibc just works without passing additional
> >> flags (as on GNU/Linux), and augmenting the linker script does that
> >> nicely.
> > 
> > you get the same behavior with glibc+linux cross-compilers.  if you dont
> > use a sysrooted toolchain, the linker scripts have troubles finding
> > things.
> 
> There’s a significant difference though: on GNU/Linux doesn’t have
> anything NEEDED (except ld-linux.so).

that isnt true ... glibc linker scripts pull in libc_nonshared.a too.  but 
even the ldso needs to be looked up & located somehow.
-mike
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