This is a discussion on Re: Why does adding /usr/lib32 to LD_LIBRARY_PATH break 64-bitbinaries? - FreeBSD ; On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 9:57 AM, Alexander Kabaev wrote: > On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 08:49:19 -0400 > "Alexander Sack" wrote: > >> >> Is this a bug or not in FreeBSD's rtld? >> >> -aps > > ...
On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 9:57 AM, Alexander Kabaev
> On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 08:49:19 -0400
> "Alexander Sack"
>> Is this a bug or not in FreeBSD's rtld?
> It is not. In case it was not clear before, I maintain that you _ask_
> rtld for wrong behaviour and you get back what you asked for, down to
> the letter. 'Tasting' libraries just because someone somewhere want to
> screw up their configuration does not seem right to me at all.
I maintain that rtld should not load 32-bit libraries for a 64-bit
binary. That is WRONG anyway you look at it. And again, if it checked
the arch type and skipped libutil.so.5 in /usr/lib32 it would fall
back to checking /lib and things would work. Moreover, if /usr/lib
had major number links just like /usr/lib32 has, this would again have
worked without issue.
I believe this will be fixed on the other side of the fence (not
setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include /usr/lib32 to begin wtih) but
still, my point still stands.
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