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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: vapier@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:37:14
Message-Id: 20110919173509.237fcb4b@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary by Mike Frysinger
On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 11:11:31 -0400
Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:

> > > by that token, i'll go ahead and remove glibc's static libraries > > > since upstream doesn't even support static linking > > > > I'm probably ignorant so you'd have to elaborate more on that to > > make me see a problem there. > > think about it a little bit. your system is using static binaries > right now, and considering you like to push systemd + initramfs so > much, i would have thought you'd realize the implications more > quickly. -mike
Hm, I seem to fail to notice other static binaries than busybox. And I don't think I use any specific configuration which makes me need static binaries; I'm following the _original_ *nix idea of keeping it simple. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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