On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 09:58:55PM -0500, Marc Wiz wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 02:43:14PM -0700, Alan Batie wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 05:33:45PM -0400, Matthew Graybosch wrote:
> > > >  rm   - 410 268 bytes,
> > > >  mv   - 407 568 bytes,
> > > >  date - 423 748 bytes.
> > > 
> > > As others explained these commands and others are statically linked so that
> > > they do not depend on libraries that live in /usr.
> > 
> > Once upon a time, libraries were constructed so that only the modules
> > you were actually using got included, even static ones.  Or so I was given
> > to understand...  Since libc is 1.2Meg, there still seems to be a little
> > bit of that going on, but sheesh!
> 
> I remember that as well.   I'd sure like to know why that changed.

The reason why it's so big is because NIS support drags in a *lot* of
code.
-- 
Jonathan Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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