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Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 22:55:36 +0000
From: Tim Brown <>
Cc: Ralf Wildenhues <>
Subject: Re: Re: Breaking the links: Exploiting the linker

On Thursday 16 December 2010 17:00:57 Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hello Tim, all,
> Tim Brown <timb@...> writes:
> > In the interests of a thorough peer review I'd be curious what people
> > think of the following paper I've been working on Linux and POSIX
> > linkers:
> > 
> >
> Replacing
> with
> changes semantics in a way that are not generally desirable: if I want to
> append a directory to the search path, then the latter is not the way to
> do it (because it doesn't change the path if the variable is already set).
> Rather, I think you meant

Actually, I think Tomas' has the correct suggestion although yes, the line in 
the paper is incorrect.

> On page 5, the footnotes have several markup errors resulting in weird PDF
> output.
> I suggest using the url package for nicer URL typesetting (in case you're
> writing this with LaTeX) and the hyperref package with
> \hypersetup{pdfborder={0 0 0}} for decent clickable links.

Great, LaTeX tips are always helpful.

Tim Brown

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