Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2002 11:17:32
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 10:31:50AM -0700, Matt Thomas wrote:
> > + Static linking of programs is still supported; just set
> > LDSTATIC=-static in the Makefile or make(1)'s environment.
> > Of course, such programs will not be able to benefit from
> > future features such as dynamic modules for nsswitch, locale,
> > authentication (PAM ?), etc.
> That's not satisfactory since the entire build will be -static.
> If you don't care about those features (and I don't), then you'd
> like a build option to have "traditional" shlib support. Note that
> one platforms (powerpc) shared programs cause almost all pages in
> the process need to be swapped backed.
So, maybe new MKSTATIC=bin sbin
variables should be added, to cause those directories to be built as such?
Eh ... honestly, I think we'd be better off just addressing the dynamically
linked performance issues ...
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>