Shared library permissions

Randy McMurchy randy at
Sat Nov 5 15:28:53 PST 2005

Andrew Benton wrote these words on 11/05/05 17:15 CST:

> No, it doesn't. The conclusion of this thread 
> seems to be that shared libraries don't need to be executable, it's just 
> a historical quirk. This doesn't explain why BLFS fixes something that 
> isn't broken.

Well, how about this answer then. :-)

LFS does it in the Ncurses and Readline instructions, so BLFS is
just following suit. :-)


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