Subject: statically linked binaries in /usr/bin
To: None <>
From: Igor Sobrado <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/04/2003 19:44:10
Why bzip2(1), bzip2recover(1), gzip(1), ldd(1), and tar(1) are statically
linked?  Is there any reason for it?

I suppose that there are good reasons for kdump(1), ktrace(1), and
ktruss(1) to be statically linked, but, why those file-management
tools are statically linked?


Igor Sobrado, UK34436 -