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Re: remaking bash, trying static, glibc refuses static...?

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: remaking bash, trying static, glibc refuses static...?
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:58:15 -0400

On 18 Aug 2015 21:41, Linda Walsh wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > On 18 Aug 2015 13:34, Linda Walsh wrote:
> > (2) it's using the nss system which lets people drop modules into the system
> > at anytime and change the overall lookups to use that.  statically linking a
> > specific subset would block that ability.
> ---
> The linux kernel is a perfect example of a statically linked program that
> can dynamically load plugins to provide authorization data from external
> sources.  Static doesn't mean you can't support 3rd party plugins/libs --
> like LDAP.

which is what the current glibc code already does and why you get a warning
when you link things staticlly.  i'm not sure how you can argue both sides
of the fence on this.

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