How is ld-linux.so.2 [re]located?

Siddhesh Poyarekar siddhesh.poyarekar@gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 14:21:00 GMT 2011


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:37 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Tom Brown wrote:
>> I've done some googling, and found others with the same problem, but no
>> solution. Does anyone have any idea how I can persuade the 2.96 version of
>> the tools to generate an executable that loads
>> /opt/gcc-2.96/lib/ld-linux.so.2, instead of /lib/ld-linux.so.2?
>
> the interp path is hardcoded in the binary because the kernel needs
> it, and userspace cant specify a search path.
> http://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Tips_and_Tricks/Loader_Tips_and_Tricks
>

You can specify the dynamic linker you want to load your binary with
during the build phase by using the --dynamic-linker ld flag. You can
set LDFLAGS as:

-Wl,--dynamic-linker=/opt/lib/....

or similar during your gcc build.


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Siddhesh Poyarekar
http://siddhesh.in



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