Re: how to make Debian less fragile (long and philosophical)
On Wed, Aug 18, 1999 at 02:46:44AM -0400, Justin Wells wrote:
>You're right. I didn't just forget to mention that, I completely
>forgot about it.
>How much bigger is this going to make them? 10-20%? I still think
>on a server it is a trivial amount of space, but it might matter
>on a desktop system.
(david@eos) ~$ls -al /bin/ls ~ftp/bin/ls
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 42680 Dec 15 1998 /bin/ls*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 315760 May 21 01:02 /var/local/ftp/bin/ls*
(david@eos) ~$file /bin/ls ~ftp/bin/ls
/bin/ls: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, Alpha (unofficial), version 1, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
/var/local/ftp/bin/ls: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, Alpha (unofficial), version 1, statically linked, stripped