Policy on static linking ?
mloftis at wgops.com
Fri Jan 14 17:07:54 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 7:07 AM, Pete French
<petefrench at ticketswitch.com> wrote:
> I build code using static linking for deployment across a set of
> machines. For me this has a lot of advantages - I know that the
> code will run, no matter what the state of the ports is on the
> machine, and if there is a need to upgrade a library then I do it
> once on the build machine, rebuild the executable, and rsync it out
> to the leaf nodes. Only one place to track security updates, only
> one place where I need to have all the porst the code depends on
You still have to track security updates for the rest of your system.
ssh for example. Kernel bugs too (though admittedly those are much
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