Bash and ncurses and static link

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Fri Jul 14 13:19:08 PDT 2000


Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
>I noticed that FreeBSD statically links its root shell also.
>In the case of bash, is some of the functionality stipped out if it is
>statically linked?  I know there is not a actual reason why there this
>should be the case, but I wonder none the less.

/bin               Everything's static.
/usr/bin           Dynamic.
/usr/local/bin     Ports.

FreeBSD has this style, if your going to have a static bash (/bin/sh) why
don't you use ASH instead?

Anyways, enough of this, it's fixed in 2.3.6

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - tie at - highos at

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