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diff --git a/Lib/ctypes/util.py b/Lib/ctypes/util.py
index ab10ec5..923d1b7 100644
--- a/Lib/ctypes/util.py
+++ b/Lib/ctypes/util.py
@@ -140,11 +140,15 @@ elif os.name == "posix":
             # assuming GNU binutils / ELF
             if not f:
                 return None
-            cmd = 'if ! type objdump >/dev/null 2>&1; then exit; fi;' \
+            cmd = 'if ! type objdump >/dev/null 2>&1; then exit 10; fi;' \
                   'objdump -p -j .dynamic 2>/dev/null "$1"'
             proc = subprocess.Popen((cmd, '_get_soname', f), shell=True,
                                     stdout=subprocess.PIPE)
             [dump, _] = proc.communicate()
+            if proc.returncode == 10:
+                return os.path.basename(f) #  This is good for GLibc, I think,
+                                           # and a dep on binutils is big (for
+                                           # live CDs).
             res = re.search(br'\sSONAME\s+([^\s]+)', dump)
             if not res:
                 return None