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Re: Policy re. static linking of binaries ? (SSH)

I agree. If we do this with some standard binaries we have to check very
carefully which binary is needed.

And I don't think it's a good idea to have init, bash, etc. statically
linked per default.
But without these fsck won't help you much.

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>Von: 	bruce@pixar.com[SMTP:bruce@pixar.com]
>Gesendet: 	Freitag, 11. Juli 1997 20:10
>An: 	debian-devel@lists.debian.org; Erik Andersen
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>Betreff: 	Re: Policy re. static linking of binaries ? (SSH)
>From: Erik Andersen <andersen@inconnect.com>
>> Wouldn't it be a good thing to have fsck and a few other system critical
>> binaries staticly linked?  I know when my file system is messed up
>> and broken, the last thing I am going to want is to have fsck NOT
>> work because it cant link with some library.
>I think the rescue disk is a better solution. It always boots when your
>hard disk filesystem is messed up.
>	Thanks
>	Bruce
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