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Re: -rdynamic and -static
- From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>
- To: Stéphane Doyon <s dot doyon at videotron dot ca>
- Cc: binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 09:15:29 -0700
- Subject: Re: -rdynamic and -static
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On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 09:24:19AM -0400, Stéphane Doyon wrote:
> [Please Cc me as I am not subscribed.]
> Our software has modules that are implemented as shared libraries. But
> now there's a situation where we need it to be statically linked, and we
> can't figure out how to get it to work.
> The software is called BRLTTY; it drives braille displays. There is a
> central module that implements screen review functions, and there are
> several driver modules, one for each supported braille display model. The
> driver modules are implemented as shared libraries, so we can choose at
> run-ttime which one to use.
> Now we want to make an accessible boot diskettes / distribution
> installation diskettes. We link our main BRLTTY module statically,
> because we don't have a sufficiently small libc and friends.
Are you using glibc? You can customize my sglibc to strip out stuffs
you don't need. You may get glibc down to about 500KB or less.