Subject: Re: lib/18151: Multibyte locale support for statically linked programs
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Anders Hjalmarsson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/04/2002 00:47:39
> >Here is a revised version of the patches. I hope this addresses your
> >concerns. If STATIC_LOCALES is empty the old stubs are used, so everything
> >is like before, the new code is only used if STATIC_LOCALES is non-empty.
> 	actually, all binaries will become dynamically-linked (saw message
> 	on current-users?) so not sure if this patch is needed any longer.
> itojun

Actually there was a vocal minority which wanted to be able to static link
at least /bin and /sbin, so even if the default changes to dynamic linking
of everything, many will still continue to link at least some programs