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From: Amadeusz Żołnowski <aidecoe@g.o>
Subject: Re: Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 09:42:32 +0200
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.


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