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Re: Shared vs Static (please read)



On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 10:33 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > 
> > http://people.redhat.com/drepper/no_static_linking.html
> 
> It really depends on what the software is intended to. For system softwares
> dynamic linking is unavoidable, but for numerical software, where the
> security/bugfixes/nss/glibc arguments don't hold having statically linked
> binaries may be of help. I have static binaries that work since 6 or
> more years and it is very convenient to just run them on any new linux.

but as long as you didn't use "evil" libraries, you'd be able to run
them on any new linux when they were dynamic linked as well.


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