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Re: GNUstep.sh / env sanity patches

From: Nicola Pero
Subject: Re: GNUstep.sh / env sanity patches
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 00:56:03 +0100 (BST)

> >> You're right, but he suggested modifying ld.so.conf, to include 
> >> library
> >> paths for EVERY user. Using /etc/profile to set up LD_LIBRARY_PATH is
> >> fine, and the Right Way IMHO.
> >
> > You're of course aware that setuid executables ignore LD_LIBRARY_PATH 
> > for
> > security reasons so unless you add GNUstep library paths to ld.so.conf,
> > you will never be able to execute a setuid executable compiled using
> > GNUstep.
> I think we were talking about different things. ~/Library/Libraries 
> should never be in ld.so.conf, it seemed like you were advocating that. 
> If not, then we do not disagree.

Apologies then.  I definitely agree with you that ~/Library/Libraries
should never be in ld.so.conf.  Thanks for pointing out if I said
something which might have been interpreted as meaning that.


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