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From: "Amadeusz Żołnowski" <aidecoe@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 07:43:16
Message-Id: 1316675704-sup-4224@ittemni
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary by Mike Frysinger
Excerpts from Mike Frysinger's message of 2011-09-19 18:05:39 +0200:
> On Monday, September 19, 2011 11:35:09 Michał Górny wrote: > > On Mon, 19 Sep 2011 11:11:31 -0400 Mike Frysinger 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. > > > > 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; > > by default, tools that are needed to easily recover a system > (busybox/cryptsetup/lvm/etc...) are IUSE=+static, and every binary > that goes into initramfs is statically linked.
I'd like to notice that's not the case for dracut. -- Amadeusz Żołnowski PGP key fpr: C700 CEDE 0C18 212E 49DA 4653 F013 4531 E1DB FAB5

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