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Re: Bits from the Testing Security team

On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 08:02:15PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > Anyway having a way to distinguish source-embedded by statically-linked
> > would be useful. IMHO the second case is almost always an error, but
> > for special cases (static linked shell for instance).
> > 
> Additionally, packages with embedded sources require patching, while
> packages which statically link only require rebuilding.

Yes, that was the ratio for distinguishing the two cases...

Francesco P. Lovergine

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