Bug#414795: libpthread/NPTL: static linking seems to break raise(3), abort(3)
* Alex Pennace:
> Is it the case that NPTL's design critera explicitly excluded static
> linking, or is that facility a work in progress?
libc as a whole doesn't really support static linking anymore. For
instance, gethostbyaddr and friends only work with the exact libc
version you linked statically against (because at run time, code must
be loaded dynamically).
> What does POSIX have to say about supporting static linking?
Nothing, it's beyond its scope.