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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.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 <jgoerzen@complete.org>                       www.complete.org
Sr. Software Developer, Progeny Linux Systems, Inc.    www.progenylinux.com
#include <std_disclaimer.h>                     <jgoerzen@progenylinux.com>

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