[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.

Luciano Rocha

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