Subject: Re: Dynamically Linked NetBSD-Current
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/2002 19:44:49
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Dan Melomedman wrote:

> > Another thing that I remember about that OpenBSD security advisory
> > (and this was a while ago now) was that, at least initially, they told
> > you to recompile the effected statically linked binaries but they
> > didn't mention which ones were actually effected. This was why I
> > immediately perked up when I heard about this.
> Probably because they were too lazy to find what was affected in the
> distribution.

NetBSD has done same thing.

Maybe it's to encourage updates for other static software that may have
been forgotton for previous issues.

Also, might as well keep everything using same libraries especially when
troubleshooting possible future issues.

   Jeremy C. Reed