Subject: Re: libc/libsyscall split (Was: Re: Building nathanw_sa branch?)
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/03/2002 23:15:51
Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Okay, you're tripping over the libc/libsyscall split. For static
> binaries, you need to manually link against -lc -lsyscall. I have a
> patch to gcc's specs file to add that automatically:

BTW, what is exact purpose of the split? I don't recall it
being discussed anywhere. I'd rather avoid a library maze if feasible.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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