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Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 02:25:36 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Progress on roadmap to 0.9.13

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 01:21:10AM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> On 08/15/2013 02:59:12 AM, Rich Felker wrote:
> >One key target for 0.9.13 which I didn't cover above is improving
> >"make install" and possibly tweaking the symlink strategy for
> >and At several times in the past, I was fairly convinced
> >that it makes more sense to reverse the symlink direction and have
> > point to rather than the other way around. However,
> >I keep going back to doubting that there's any good reason for it to
> >change. So if there are people who still care about this issue, I'd
> >really like to hear you speak up _now_ rather than 2 days before the
> >next release, or after the next release.
> Which makes it easier to install uClibc and musl and bionic next to
> each other? (You can have /lib/musl and /lib/uClibc and /lib/bionic
> for most of the .so and .a files, but the dynamic linker is a
> hardwired abspath in each binary and then the linker would be what
> searches the more specific path...)

Makes no difference. Either way, the dynamic linker is intended to be
in /lib and everything else can be wherever you want it to be.


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