Shared library permissions

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Nov 5 21:47:29 PST 2005


Tushar Teredesai wrote these words on 11/05/05 23:10 CST:

> True, but since the technical (rather not so technical:) reason is not
> explained in any of the *LFS books, a not-so-advanced user does not
> know he can bypass these instructions.

Very true. And so he follows the book. And then doesn't receive
warnings when running ldd against the .so file in question. Not so
bad. Seems the way it is now would prevent less support questions.

Keep in mind that this issue was brought up by a very experienced
LFS user that very well knows he can bypass the instruction. :-)

-- 
Randy

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