Subject: Re: RFC: migration to a fully dynamically linked system
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/29/2001 18:18:25
>Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 17:54:17 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
>From: Todd Vierling <>
>Perhaps the question should be rephrased as, "do we *need* the ability for
>init to have external auth methods, and so forth?"  If not, then init can
>stay static without pain.

That seems like an intelligent question to ask.  Is there any reason
not to ask the same question about every program in /bin and /sbin,
instead of just init?  


entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.