Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:58:48 +0200 From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: filesystem layout 2012/9/25 Luca Barbato <lu_zero@...too.org>: > 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. dynamic linking itself can generate problems: http://www.catonmat.net/blog/ldd-arbitrary-code-execution/ daniel
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