Re: Problems with netscape in 2.0.24

Doug Ridgway (
Thu, 7 Nov 1996 10:28:04 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, Nathan Bryant wrote:

> An idea: Why not just produce a small, and using the
> preload mechanism, override the default malloc using this library?

For me, it's easier to just use one library for everything. But I agree
that if you're going to override, it's better to just override the malloc
stuff. Steve Dunham <> has done this, his
precompiled version (from libc 5.4.7 code) is at
Use with a script like
export LD_PRELOAD=/lib/
exec /path/to/real/netscape $*

(Haven't tested this personally, but it should work.)