new setuid error

Chris Jones jonesc at
Sun Aug 12 12:54:46 PDT 2012


> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 07:28:50PM +0100, Chris Jones wrote:
>> This is a new 'feature' in 10.8, and is printed even if the user
>> doesn't have any DYLB_<X> environment variables. I don't, and I also
>> get this message. A bit annoying. Hopefully Apple will address it in a
>> future update.
> The source at [1] that prints this message reads like it's only printed
> if any variables are removed from the environment. It removes variables
> starting with DYLD_ and LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> [1], function pruneEnvironmentVariables

Ahh… Well, if it complains about DYLB_<X> *and* LD_LIBRARY_PATH, I would argue the message is at best misleading, as it only refers to DYLB_<X> variables.. I do have LD_LIBRARY_PATH set

Chris-Jones-Macbook-Pro ~ > echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH 

I don't recall why I have this set. Is it not needed for MacPorts ?

cheers Chris

> -- 
> Clemens Lang

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