HEADS UP: /bin and /sbin are now dynamically linked

Julian Stacey jhs at berklix.org
Thu Nov 20 17:04:44 PST 2003


Hi Garance
cc current,

Thanks for your well explained posting.  I won't distract from new thread
         "Unfortunate dynamic linking for everything"
except to note:

> It is not fair to pretend
> that this was some kind of back-room, closed-door decision.

Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that.  I meant:
- Current@ readers (that decide things), may have different 
  skill levels & preference of balance between risk & function, compared 
  with other user groups EG perhaps on hackers@ &/or isp@ etc.
- Some admins don't read @freebsd.org lists, to comment on the 
  fully dynamic decision, but will later install default systems 
  `out of the box', with later subsequent remote upgrades.
- Any extra later danger / limitation to them could affect FreeBSD reputation.

> If you personally are worried about the new setup, then just use
> the switch which gives you the previous setup.  

Did it immediately, Thanks.
Julian
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