glibc, read-only sources, and static linking

Archaic archaic at
Tue Oct 19 23:11:10 PDT 2004

On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 02:41:14PM +1000, Ryan.Oliver at wrote:
> The logical place (at least to me) is to put a static bash in /sbin for use
> by the administrator, system scripts etc (would require modification of the
> shebang line in the bootscripts, but hey) and a general shared bash for the
> in /bin for users etc.

That is what I generally use. It works well. I just don't use if for
shell except in recovery mode. Obviously it's a matter of taste.


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