bin/76096: ldconfig considered harmful

Brooks Davis brooks at
Tue Jan 11 08:20:31 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR bin/76096; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Brooks Davis <brooks at>
To: "Wilhelm B. Kloke" <wb at>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: bin/76096: ldconfig considered harmful
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 08:21:04 -0800

 You can attempt to recover by using programs in /rescue including a copy
 of ldconfig.  IMO, this is a clear case of "this is unix and you were
 root".  The only useful action I can see is possiably putting a
 scary warning in ldconfig(8).
 -- Brooks

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