Re: Intent To Split: netbase
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> John> Anyway, I think the current situation is largely fine, although
> John> I am still dismayed by the lack of statically-linked binaries
> John> in /sbin.
> If I recall corectly, the argument went that we had a rescue
> disk, so we did not needto bloat / with bigger binaries. I note this
> argument has weaknesses, in that one may not always have a rescue
> disk handly, or one may need static binaries for remote work;
> however, with sash statically linked, I am more or less satisfied
> with the state of things.
sash covers most of it, with the notable and important exception of
fsck, fdisk, and, on i386 platforms, lilo.
John Goerzen <email@example.com> www.complete.org
Sr. Software Developer, Progeny Linux Systems, Inc. www.progenylinux.com
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