Bash and ncurses and static link

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Fri Jul 14 13:56:17 PDT 2000


I don't use a static bash.  I use a dynamic bash.  FreeBSD uses a static csh
(I think they just moved to tcsh).

My question was, is there any bash functionality that gets stripped out [by
configure] if you choose to compile a static binary?  History for instance?

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: Jesse Tie Ten Quee <highos at cadvision.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Bash and ncurses and static link


> Yo,
>
> 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
>
> .HIghoS
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