ELF dynamic loader name

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 14 06:32:34 PST 2008

On Sunday 13 January 2008 02:48:56 pm Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Tim Kientzle <kientzle at freebsd.org> writes:
> >   * The kernel already has logic to translate refs to this
> > library to "ld-elf<platform>.so.1" for the single
> > special case of i386 on amd64 (even though "i386" seems to
> > be spelled "32" in this case).
> Not only that, but also for 32-bit Linux binaries on i386, and 32-bit
> and 64-bit Linux binaries on amd64.

Not for Linux, but it is for any 32-bit FreeBSD apps on a 64-bit kernel.
So currently i386 on amd64 and i386 on ia64, but it could also be used
to run 32-bit sparc binaries (if we had any) on sparc64.

John Baldwin

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