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Re: Dynamic linker and .interp section

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: Dynamic linker and .interp section
From: Michael Shmulevich <michaels@jungo.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 17:29:51 +0300
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Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Michael Shmulevich wrote:


So my question sounds like: can I specify a non-existing linker and tell ld to ignore missing file?


 You can.  Ld never checks for its existence.

As with binutils-2.10 it is not true. Not only ld looks for it, it opens the file, checks the architecture and even checks for SO_NAME (adds it do NEEDS list). I have tried it several times.


Sincerely yours,
Michael Shmulevich
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