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Re: Bits from the Testing Security team

Ian Jackson, 2007-10-17 15:00:55 +0100 :


> And if there is no good reason to have the decompressors bound in
> then having that facility wired into the code is just extra
> complexity to no useful purpose.

I thought the ability to just copy one binary (/usr/bin/dpkg) from one
box to another and be able to use it right away was precisely the goal
of static linking in that case.

Roland Mas

Au royaume des aveugles, les borgnes n'ont qu'un oeil.

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