[Talk] State of dynamic linking in various platforms...
gjb at gbch.net
Thu Aug 22 14:40:27 EST 2002
Luke Mewburn wrote:
| Statically linked /bin and /sbin. Rest dynamically linked
| against /usr/lib (with the linker in /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so).
| Similar to NetBSD ???
FreeBSD varies a bit from release to release and -current is not
the same as the -release systems (and my -current is now a few
months old, but probably relevant here).
In 4.x and 5.x /bin/rmail is dynamically linked and the rest of
/bin is static. In 5.x /sbin/mount_smbfs is dynamically linked
and the rest of /sbin is static.
I must say that I'd prefer to see all of /bin and /sbin remain
statically linked, but i don't think I have any new reasons for
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