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Re: prelink: is it worth it?



On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 04:45:55PM +0200, devzero2000 wrote:
> 2 - not checked if this problem  is actual or not: prelink erases file-based
> capabilities

And not just that - it nukes other stuff too.  Old-style OCaml
bytecode programs[1] and there was some MinGW binary problem too,
can't find the BZ for that right now.

I think the mistake was to change binaries directly.  It should just
store additional hints about binaries in a /var/ directory somewhere.

Rich.

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=460730

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