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

Tim Kientzle kientzle at acm.org
Mon Nov 24 15:49:02 PST 2003

David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 12:08:58PM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote:
>>... I think [/rescue] only needs to support those
>>recovery actions necessary to repair /bin and /sbin if they break.
> My stance is that no failure mode needs to
> be repairable that wasn't repairable with a static /.

I'm willing to compromise, David.

Here's what I suggest:

  * I could support removing vi/ex from /rescue.

  * In exchange for this concession, would you be willing
    to support adding fetch?

I expect this exchange would result in a net 150-200 kB
savings in /rescue.

How about it?


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