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Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:20:30 -0400
From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: symlinks of glibc shared libs to musl libc.so

On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 10:43:21AM +0000, sylvain.bertrand@...il.com wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:06:44AM +0000, sylvain.bertrand@...il.com wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 09, 2017 at 10:02:21PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 01:36:40AM +0000, sylvain.bertrand@...il.com wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > I have some binaries which are dependent on glibc shared libs (except libgcc_s) and the glibc dynamic loader.
> > > > For instance: libdl, libpthreads... 
> > > > 
> > > > Do symlinks on libc.so based on glibc sonames give me a chance to make them work? (in
> > > > theory yes, since the symbols are there).
> > > 
> > > Are you asking about trying to run glibc-linked binaries with musl
> > > libc.so?
> > 
> > Exactly!
> > 
> > From you experience and feedbacks, do you think I have a chance with the proper
> > glibc symlinks?
> 
> No answer, does it mean there are too many glibc specific symbols?

You're going to need to clarify exactly what you mean by "proper glibc
symlinks". As I understood it, and as I told you in the part of my
reply you didn't quote, what you were talking about doing with
symlinks makes no sense, but maybe I misunderstood. Please describe in
detail what you want to achieve and what setup you're proposing/asking
if it will work.

Rich

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