On Friday 19 March 2004 06:48 am, Toomas Aas wrote:
> Hi!
> Kent Stewart wrote:
> > My question is how is the typical sysadmin going to tell which ones
> > were built dynamically.
> file /path/to/program

That tells you whether the program is static or dynamic but it doesn't 
tell you if it used one of the openssl libraries. I think you are going 
to have to read a number of Makefiles to figure that out. A clever 
script person could automate it with find and exec but the quantity of 
information that you would still have to look at could be huge. Would 
it be worth the effort.

I can rebuild my userland and kernel and be running it in around 30 
minutes. You can't lookup very many programs, build the static ones 
that use openssl, and install them in that amount of time. 


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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