?
Solved

how to make buildworld with -static flag?

Posted on 2003-11-21
3
Medium Priority
?
256 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I just found that just about everything in /bin and /sbin is dynamic!  EW!  I liked the 4.x branch because it had a good /bin/sh compiled statically.  Is there a way to specify for make buildworld process to stick the -static flag in there somewhere?
thanks
0
Comment
Question by:bushmannt
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 62

Accepted Solution

by:
gheist earned 500 total points
ID: 9802756
most likely
/etc/mk.conf:
CFLAGS+=-static


Please do not rebuild all "static", 100+ programs with libc included will be too much...
please read Makefile and respective readme-s, and do not install these programs for running system, ie just make , not make install..
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A metadevice consists of one or more devices (slices). It can be expanded by adding slices. Then, it can be grown to fill a larger space while the file system is in use. However, not all UNIX file systems (UFS) can be expanded this way. The conca…
Installing FreeBSD… FreeBSD is a darling of an operating system. The stability and usability make it a clear choice for servers and desktops (for the cunning). Savvy?  The Ports collection makes available every popular FOSS application and packag…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month10 days, 1 hour left to enroll

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question