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static RPM utils (was Re: Suggestion: Static libs policy, a draft)



Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Ulrich Drepper (drepper redhat com) said: 
>> As for recovery: you're a fool if you trust the binaries on the system 
>> which has to be covered.  This is what the rescue mode of the boot CD is 
>> for.
> 
> Depends what you're recovering from. If it's the "I'm an idiot and removed
> the /lib/libc.so.6 link" problem, having sln is quicker and just as safe
> as rescue mode. Not that I've ever done that, of course...
> 
> Bill
> 

Side question: Is rpm compiled statically? *checks* ...  nope. If
anything is going to remain statically compiled on the system, I'd say
package management tools would be good candidates too, for this very reason.

-jc


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