Howto build static linux binary?

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at
Thu Apr 15 21:46:18 UTC 2010

Hi Sebastian

> yesterday a patch was accepted to allow statically linking zlib.
> This means you can now pass
> --enable-static-(openssl|zlib|libevent) to configure to link those
> parts statically, if you use the latest development version from
> git. Other options are unknown to me.

Hmm, I would prefer to have all libraries statically linked (including
libc) - so that the resulting executable would have no external
dependencies (except for the kernel-syscall interface of course ^^).

Sad this isn't possible ... maybe I can find a way to do this manually.

Thanks, Clemens
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