Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:39:14 -0300 From: "Matias A. Fonzo" <selk@...gora.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Progress on roadmap to 0.9.13 Hello, El Sat, 17 Aug 2013 12:39:13 +0300 Timo Teras <timo.teras@....fi> escribió: > On Thu, 15 Aug 2013 03:59:12 -0400 > Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> 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 > > libc.so and ld-musl.so. At several times in the past, I was fairly > > convinced that it makes more sense to reverse the symlink direction > > and have libc.so point to ld-musl.so 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. If > > there's no progress on justifying changes, I think the only changes > > I'm going to make in this area are to fix lack-of-atomicity issues > > during installation. > > Sorry for late answer. > > IIRC the advantages were: > > - Easier to install different subarch (even compatible arch versions) > side by side. As ld.so names are unique - libc.so is same for all so > those would need to be renamed anyway. > > - libc.so and libc.a can go to /usr/lib if libc.so is just an > optional symlink. this is desirable as the development stuff are not > nice to keep in /lib. > This does not seem viable if /usr is a symlink / or /usr/lib is a symlink to /lib. /opt can be the place ... Regards, Matias
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