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

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Tue Mar 22 14:24:00 GMT 2011


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:37 PM, Mike Frysinger 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.

yes, but it sounded like that wouldnt work for him as he was dealing
with only prebuilt legacy packages
-mike



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