Re: [Linux-ia64] Location of absolute IA32 shared objects.

From: Mark Goodwin <markgw_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2001-09-11 21:25:39
On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 09:30:02PM -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> > David Mosberger <davidm@hpl.hp.com> writes:
> > 
> > > As far as I can see, neither LSB nor FHS address the issue of where
> > > to place emulation files, so I'll propose a prefix of
> > > "/emul/ia32-linux/" as a starter.  Any objections?
> > 
> > Not that I care, but this is clearly a place for a new /proc entry
> > which can be changed by the sysadmin.
> 
> If that is the general consensus I will globally move the emul prefix
> stuff to /proc based values instead of compile-time defines.
> 
> Any objections?

RPM installs for ia32 apps/libs will need to use --prefix `cat /proc/ia32prefix`
or whatever. If sysadmin subsequently changes the prefix, it wont work. Would a
better solution be an ia32 specifc version of /etc/ld.so.conf? Or perhaps the
/proc file should allow multiple search paths?

-- Mark
Received on Tue Sep 11 04:26:22 2001

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