Alternate character for dollar sign in $ORIGIN?
Tue Jun 4 13:36:00 GMT 2019
On Jun 04 2019, Nick Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Jeffrey,
>> Does GNU allow an alternate character?
> No. :-(
> The relevant code is in ..._search_needed() in ld/emultempl/elf32.em
> where there is:
> while ((var = strchr (filename + offset, '$')) != NULL)
> So either you are going to have to get creative about escaping the dollar
> sign, or else generate a patch for the linker...
You would also need to change the runtime linker. It's part of the ABI.
Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, email@example.com
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