[issue612] mount_msdos needs to link to citrus libs

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Wed Apr 25 19:17:23 PDT 2007

:>     I dunno.  I'd prefer that the binaries in /bin and /sbin generally
:>     not be linked against citrus.  It's a lot of bloat for no good reason.
:How do you propose dealing with file names that don't use ASCII characters then?

    What does that have to do with mount_msdos?  All file names devolve into
    a string of 8 bit characters.  If your shell allows you to specify them
    as arguments mount_msdos won't know or care that they aren't ascii.

    Is there a specific problem that needs to be solved by linking it that
    would not also require linking every program in /bin or /sbin against
    citrus?  Because I really, really do not want to link every program
    in /bin or /sbin against citrus... it would bloat those binaries
    considerably and I am not going to allow them to be dynamically linked,
    even if some of the other BSD dists have switched to dynamic linking
    for binaries in the root filesystem.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at backplane.com>

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