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Author: hal
To: Harald Arnesen, dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Avoid the merge

On 12/13/22 16:59, Harald Arnesen via Dng wrote:
> Steve Litt [13/12/2022 16.28]:
>> I meant statically linked. If you can only open your root partition at
>> the start, executables can't depend on loadable libraries. I'm pretty
>> sure that "sbin" originally stood for "static binaries".
> No. Dynamically linked binaries came much later (SunOS?) than /sbin.

Just to muddy the water here, back in the mid '90s a Solaris admin told me /sbin was for "system binaries". Not sure if that was by his own definition or not.