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bug #57112: `version -blas` reports wrong BLAS with LD_PRELOAD to force loading a different BLAS

Submitted by:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted on:  Thu 24 Oct 2019 05:13:40 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Thu 24 Oct 2019 05:13:40 PM UTC, original submission:  

If Octave is compiled against a particular BLAS implementation, say "-lopenblas", but is run with LD_PRELOAD=/path/to/libblas.so to force a different BLAS library to be used, the `version -blas` detection still reports OpenBLAS.

This may not be solvable, because both the standard BLAS API as well as OpenBLAS-specific functions are all present in the executable image in this case.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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