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Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:53:52 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: musl 1.1.0 released

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:47:59PM +0200, wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 04:41:02AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > New features include support for RELRO protection in dynamic linker,
> > VDSO acceleration for clock functions on x86_64, and improvements to
> > malloc that avoid early allocation failures specific to PIE binaries.
> Nice work, thanks!
> Any plans for accepting --library-path and --preload ?
> For the record, I am depending on these since before musl and now with
> musl. Any other approach to achieve flexible runtime binding between
> binaries and libraries brings unfortunately extra constraints. Those
> constraints (e.g. on the relative placement of binaries and libraries)
> are too limiting and/or inconvenient to be practical in our environment.

I'm committing a patch based loosely on yours that accepts more forms
(e.g. --preload=...) and one additional option (--list). Let me know
if it fails to meet your needs and I can improve it.


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