Description of problem:
I would like to have a rpm.static binary for emergencies. is this possible?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
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