Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/26/2002 10:11:32
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > A `heads up'.
> > I will be switching NetBSD-current to have dynamically linked programs
> > in /bin and /sbin in the next day or so.
> > This will be achieved by changing the default definitions of SHLIBDIR,
> > and SHLINKDIR in <bsd.own.mk>, and removing "LDSTATIC?=-static" in
> > various Makefiles.
> YECH! Is there a way for others to not make this stupid move?
> Can I set those values back in /etc/mk.conf?
Please read the thread on tech-userlevel. There are a lot of good reasons
for doing this, all of which involve now being able to dlopen() libraries.