static compile of rsync
paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Tue Mar 18 18:38:07 GMT 2008
On Tue 18 Mar 2008, Lopez David E wrote:
> I've looked at the last 6 months on the list and did
> not find any reference on how to static compile of
> rsync. I looked at the ./configure --help with no luck.
> I'm on solaris 2.8 using gcc 4.1.1. when I run thru the
> process (./configure; make; make install) and run
> ldd rsync, I get a list of 10 or so libxxx.so.n. I'm
> compiling rsync-3.0.0.
You'll have to supply -static as an additional CC flag.
Probably this is possible by calling configure with CC=-static appended
to your list of options (if any).
> I need to distribute the rsync pgm to 25 hosts scattered
> around the globe. do not want any dependencies.
Be aware that at least when using glibc, a number of things are always
dynamic, e.g the nsswitch stuff (for host lookups etc.)
If the targets are linux systems, then the safest way is to build
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