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Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:35:45 +0200
From: Luca Barbato <>
Subject: Re: filesystem layout

On 09/25/2012 01:26 PM, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 01:22:44PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> Static linking could be dangerous from a security/maintainance
>> standpoint, but that is me looking at the specific scenarios in which
>> Gentoo shines.
> This is a common myth.  lazy or ineffective system management is a
> danger regardless of the linking type.

Spending lots of time unbundling dependencies from packages so they
could use the up-to-date shared version might bring you to have a bias.

Any system management that force you to reinstall all your packages
because zlib had a bug doesn't seem efficient.


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