Shared library permissions

Randy McMurchy randy at
Sat Nov 5 15:30:57 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.

Forgot to mention, though I meant to. Always keep in mind that
LFS is "Your distro, your rules." Though it was determined in the
discussion that we would leave it the way it is, doesn't mean
*you* have to execute that instruction.


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