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