Shared library permissions

Randy McMurchy randy at
Sun Nov 6 18:50:30 PST 2005

Andrew Benton wrote these words on 11/06/05 14:09 CST:

> By adding extra, unnecessary instructions to the BIND server page you're making it more likely that someone will make a mistake. 

Users making typos is an easy support request. Trying to field a
good answer for "I ran ldd against this library and it reported
a warning message saying the file wasn't executable" brings issues.

Because "Ah, don't worry about it, it's a bogus warning message"
isn't too convincing.

> If ldd is giving bogus warnings it should be fixed.
> sed -i 's@ test -x "@ #test -x "@g' /usr/bin/ldd &&
> sed -i 's at warni@#&@g' /usr/bin/ldd

This is in LFS territory. Please send any further messages along
these lines (including bitching about their changing permissions
of .so files to executable) to the appropriate list (lfs-dev).


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