[syslinux] Manually installing syslinux?
Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha
strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Wed Jun 30 07:04:40 PDT 2004
On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 02:34:39PM +0100, Philip Rowlands wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> >A static binary should have no dependencies on the installed glibc.
> If only... ask Google about glibc, nss, and static linking. (NSS is the
> Name Service Switch - i.e. the ability to dynamically use different
> types of name lookup, such as DNS, YP, NIS+, /etc/hosts, LDAP, HESIOD)
Yes, nss is a special case. There are no static versions for it in
standard gnu libc, and the shared libraries must always exist.
However, syslinux doesn't depend on nss. And there's always dietlibc.
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