On Mon, 2024-01-15 at 20:10 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On 25 Oct 2021 15:33, Richard Purdie wrote:
> > We don't want to add RPATHS which match default linker search paths, they're
> > a waste of space. This patch filters libtools list of paths to encoode and
> > removes the ones we don't need.
> how are you defining "linker" ?  are you talking about the runtime linker
> (i.e. ld.so) or the build time linker (i.e. `ld`) ?

I meant the runtime linker/loader ld.so.

> the commit message also doesn't really explain in concrete details the
> scenario you're running into.

We were seeing binaries with RPATHS like /usr/lib in them which
basically doesn't do anything useful since it is a default for ld.so.
We were therefore trying to remove those to improve the efficiency of
the binaries slightly.



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