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#26 2018-11-04 04:18:26

eschwartz
Trusted User/Bug Wrangler
Registered: 2014-08-08
Posts: 2,523

Re: Do containers make sense in Arch?

progandy wrote:

Thanks for the tip with partial static linking. I never realized that partial static linking is possible, too. I never liked "app containers", and now the last reason I grudgingly accepted them is gone as well.

If you think about it, partial static linking is just linking to one libfoo.a and to another libbar.so -- and the libfoo.a is just a collection of foo_1.o foo_2.o foo_3.o object files, only instead of including and building lots of .c files in your project, you depend on someone else's prebuilt version. Every time you build anything at all, you are statically linking e.g. main.c


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