cvs commit: src/share/mk src/lib/bind src/lib/bind/bind Makefile src/lib/bind/bind9 Makefile src/lib/bind/dns Makefile src/lib/bind/isc Makefile src/l

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Fri Sep 24 15:15:09 PDT 2004

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:


>   Log:
>   Don't expose BIND libraries and their headers to the public by default,
>   but have a knob (WANT_BIND_LIBS) to build and install them in /usr/lib
>   and /usr/include.  Rumors are that this may be useful at a later point,
>   let's see.

can you please be more precise ?

>   What this really means is that all BIND libraries are now internal to
>   buildworld (by default, unless WANT_BIND_LIBS is defined), and linked
>   statically into various BIND executables.

these days that there is a dynalically linked base system why do it
the opposite way ? I am just curious ;-)

Also I would be interested in the difference of size this makes if you
build statically vs. dynamically and in both ways install all binaries
(plus libraries in the dyn case) ?
Most likely this will no longer be intersting once I understand why we
do it that way so perhaps postpone this answer just to save you the

Bjoern A. Zeeb				bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT

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