Armhf dynamic linker path
dann.frazier at canonical.com
Mon Apr 2 19:51:47 UTC 2012
On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 03:04:11PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 09:19, Riku Voipio <riku.voipio at linaro.org> wrote:
> > On 31 March 2012 19:52, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at gilmore.net.au> wrote:
> >> Linaro Connect and other events are probably the worst place for such
> >> decisions and discussions to be made. though maybe there is not a good
> >> place. the wider community needs to be engaged for greatest acceptance.
> >> otherwise then if falls into the vacuum of those attending the events.
> >> Like I said its not that it could never happen just that its not been
> >> discussed at all. so requesting that distros adopt it is a bit harsh
> >> and unrealistic.
> > At Linaro conference the need for changing linker path was agreed on,
> > as well as the need to get a wide community agreement on it. To do the
> > latter, an ARM minisummit was organized on at Plumbers 2011 .
> > Invites to wide range communities and distributions were sent, and for
> > most someone attended. For the people not able to join physically, a
> > call-in line was organized (I was on the call for example). With the
> > expectation that people who attended in face or on call would convey
> > the message back to their own communities. This didn't seemingly
> > happen for everyone it seems.
> i agree that the ldso needs changing to something unique so everyone
> can start off on the same page with a sane path. i don't think
> forcing everyone into the multi-arch stuff that debian is deploying
> makes sense though.
I don't see how this forces anyone to implement multi-arch - and I
think if that was our agenda, this would be a pretty weak angle for us
to take :)
> this seems like a fairly behind-the-back maneuver
> in terms of slipping it into mainline.
You make it sound so sinister! I assure you that making changes like
this "behind-the-back" is far from our goal. It has even been brought
up for discussion on this very list:
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