Subject: Re: Static binaries
To: David Jones <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 02/08/1995 17:49:02
> Is there a makefile for /sbin, and does that makefile set up static linking
> for everything below it?

/usr/src/sbin/ specifies that sbin binaries are to be
linked statically.  (same with /usr/src/bin/, for bin.)

> There is a known bug in man that if MANPATH is set, a command of the form
> "man n blah" will ignore the n.  I tried rebuilding man, but that didn't
> fix the problem.  Do I need to make changes in man.conf or something?

There's actually a fix for this in the gnats database; i've not yet
had time to look at it.