In message: <200810271411.m9REB6te015188@lurza.secnetix.de>
Oliver Fromme writes:
: Daniel O'Connor wrote:
: > On Friday 24 October 2008 23:20:59 Peter Jeremy wrote:
: > > > this will make system trying to bind 32-bit libs to 64-bit program. it
: > > > can't work
: > >
: > > rtld shouldn't attempt to bind 32-bit libs to 64-bit programs.
: >
: > The same problem happens with the Linux run time linker - it merrily tries to
: > link FreeBSD libraries to Linux binaries with predictable results..
:
: You *can* link Linux libraries with FreeBSD binaries (and
: vice versa), if the library does not perform any syscalls,
: e.g. it is a pure computation library or similar.
:
: > That said it would be really nice if it ignored incompatible libraries
:
: No. Please don't put such pseudo-cleverness into rtld.
: It wouldn't be an improvement, in fact it might break some
: working configurations.

Yes. I have a bunch of printer drivers that I've used that link in
linux shared libraries... They are in ports...

Warner
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