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Re: Poor failure recovery

On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 06:02:32PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> I want to know why we don't have any statically-linked essential
> utilities on a standard install.  Shell, cat, cp, ls, mv, rm, fsck,
> etc.

because (even after the lengthy flamewar on this topic about a
month or so ago) nobody has bothered to make packages containing
statically-linked versions of these programs.

feel free to make a difference. nobody else who cared about static bins
has bothered so far.


craig sanders

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