Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 18:13:19
On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 10:05:57AM +0900, wrote:

 > 	in other words: if the motive is locale support in binaries in /sbin,
 > 	we should solve it by providing dlopen() and friends to statically-
 > 	linked binaries.  solving it by avoiding statically-linked binary looks
 > 	to me a wrong way (caveat: i'm no dynamic linkage guru).

As has been pointed out a few times in this thread, adding dynamic
support to static binaries is extraordinarily difficult (if not
impossible, depending on how much you're willing to fudge the

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>