Definitions (static vs dynamic linking)

Henry K van Eyken vaneyken at
Sun Feb 1 16:22:16 PST 2004

On Sun, 2004-02-01 at 19:17, Henry K van Eyken wrote:
> Having now an operational LFS (with some horrible errors still) I have
> gone back to the beginning of the LFS text to study it more carefully.
> This will give rise to some questions from time to time and I hope it is
> not out of order to post them on this list. (Heck, the answers may
> benefit others.)
> In the fourth paragraph under the heading "How things are going to be
> done" (in Chapter 1), I find the terms "linked statically" and
> "dynamically linked." I wonder if anyone here can write a precise
> explanation or definition of these terms in the context of that
> paragraph.
> Henry
> -- 
> Henry K van Eyken <vaneyken at>

Yes, I know there is more on that subject in Chapter 5's "Toolchain
technical notes," but I am still not satisfied I have a precise
understanding of the difference.


Henry K van Eyken <vaneyken at>

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