Subject: Re: why /bin and /sbin static
To: None <>
From: Matthias Buelow <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/19/2001 20:22:46 writes:

>no. dividing libraries is inefficient with shared libs. it takes more
>memory etc...
>one big libc for all would be better ...

the idea with software engineering in the last few decades has been
to modularize, not to throw everything into one huge, unmaintainable
blob.  "libc" is supposed to be the Standard C library, not the
accumulation of miscellaneous programming routines which don't really
fit into the kernel.