Gary E. Miller gem at
Thu Sep 20 22:57:44 UTC 2018

Yo Richard!

On Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:44:03 -0500
Richard Laager via devel <devel at> wrote:

> On 09/18/2018 05:04 PM, Richard Laager wrote:
> > I'm doing some digging, and from what I can see Debian/Ubuntu added
> > support for shared linking Go libraries and then removed it a couple
> > years later. I'm asking in IRC to try to get a more
> > conclusive/authoritative answer.  
> The response on IRC was that they gave up trying to maintain dynamic
> linking, due to too much ABI instability from upstream.

Maybe debian/Ubuntu can just replace all Go programs with systemd?

I looked more at Go programs on gentoo.  Looks like 75% of them are
fully static.  The rest needed libpthread and libc.

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