Subject: Re: converting dynamic to static binary??
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2001 10:54:26
On Sat, 17 Mar 2001 wrote:

: for example i have already linked program a could i do
: ld <some_options> -o a.static a

No; dynamic binaries create a specially formatted symbol table that cannot
be unwrapped and relinked with any available tool.  Such a tool *could* be
written (for ELF binaries), but does not currently exist.

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