[blfs-dev] Upcoming BLFS-7.5 release

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue Mar 4 10:35:23 PST 2014

On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 09:56:43PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
> >>
> >   Too late, I've put it as an option for peopl using LFS before 7.5.
> I saw that.  It's ok.  We may want to remove later though.
 Should be easy enough to grep for, when the time comes.  I'm always
conscious that we have long encouraged people to use the development
blfs book, and not everybody rebuilds all their systems every 6

> >   I've also reinstated libexecdir for sudo : everything in it is a
> > library.
> What is the matter with libraries in libexecdir?

 Formalism.  I must admit that I didn't look at what the LFS
packages put into /usr/libexec.

> I also have
> /usr/libexec/gcc/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/4.8.2/liblto_plugin.so.0.0.0
> /usr/libexec/gcc/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/4.8.2/liblto_plugin.so
> /usr/libexec/gcc/x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/4.8.2/liblto_plugin.so.0
> /usr/libexec/coreutils/libstdbuf.so
> Yes, I know the FHS says "Binaries run by other programs", but I suspect 
> libraries are OK because the developers specifically do not want the 
> linker to look for these libraries unless they explicitly specify it.
>    -- Bruce

 I was just trying to adhere to the letter of the FHS.  I guess I
can live with either - I only loo9ked at what got installed there
because Armin highlighted a problem in another package the other

das eine Mal als Tragödie, dieses Mal als Farce

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