Bug 91649 - static rpm
static rpm
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-05-26 14:57 EDT by acount closed by user
Modified: 2007-03-27 00:04 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-27 13:58:06 EDT
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Description acount closed by user 2003-05-26 14:57:28 EDT
Description of problem:

I would like to have a rpm.static binary for emergencies. is this possible?

-thanks-

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-05-27 13:58:06 EDT
rpm behavior depends on what kernel is booted and what glibc
is installed, so statically linking /bin/rpm is no longer viable.

For example, there is already in rpm-4.2 a statically linked
/usr/lib/rpm/rpmi, segfaults because of various NPTL/TLS runtime
incompatibilities.

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