[Icecast] EROR: no DNS

Zenon Panoussis oracle at provocation.net
Sat Jan 22 20:26:05 PST 2005

Michael Smith wrote:

> Yes, that's right: on a modern linux system (as far as I know), there
> is no way to build a fully statically linked application which can do
> hostname lookups. 

Well yes, by building the whole OS into the application, from glibc to
each and every crucial component except the kernel itself. I said "grumpf"
about dynamic linking and chroot, but I'd probaly commit suicide if my
wish of truly static applications got fulfilled.


The best defence against logic is ignorance.

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