Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Dave <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/20/2001 17:37:09
On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Luke Mewburn wrote:

> A long-standing problem in NetBSD is the inability to call dlopen()
> from statically linked binaries (or even attempt to link in dlopen()
> with -static in some cases). 

Suppose you trash the dynamic libraries somehow.  I greatly value the
ability to bring such a hosed system at least to single-user mode without
the need to monkey with boot disks and such.  

David Griffith