[uClibc] [RFC] RUNPATH config option for ld.so

Joakim Tjernlund Joakim.Tjernlund at lumentis.se
Sat Jun 25 12:04:38 UTC 2005


> On Sat, Jun 25, 2005 at 01:15:05AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> > I have no problem with making rpath support optional.  Never saw
> > the need for for them myself, but they were in the standards so I
> > made them work.  Of course you will also need to patch up ldso,
> > dlopen, ldconfig, and ldd to ignore them.
> 
> For information, I am routinely doing a lot of work to disable rpaths
> (with glibc) when compiling applications.
> As such, I would welcome a feature that makes one independent
> of configure-s and Makefile-s which sometimes go to extremes for hardwiring
> rpaths into the resulting files.

Why do you do this? For security reasons or something else?

 Jocke



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