[vorbis-dev] build process patches
segher at wanadoo.nl
Sun Dec 31 14:35:08 PST 2000
> > 1. There are sysadmins out there (self included) who tend to prefer static
> > binaries, even if they are large.
> I want to second Jeff here. There are legitemate resons for static
> executables in addition to them often being the only safe way to
> distribute a prebuilt binary and expect it to work.
One other is building more-consistently-timing profiling binaries.
And it's good for debugging as well: shared libraries _don't_ always
load to the same address on eaach run.
> Linux libc
> Russian roulette especially should have driven this home over the past
> five years.
That's not Russian roulette; with Russian roulette you can win, with
Linux libc (especially the glibc s**t), it's a lose-lose situation.
25 minutes till the next Millenium...
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