[systemd-devel] [packaging] split of systemd package

Richard Maw richard.maw at codethink.co.uk
Wed Nov 11 05:00:18 PST 2015

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 12:58:14PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Lukáš Nykrýn [2015-11-11 11:47 +0100]:
> > Personally I don't think it makes sense to split the package to get a
> > smaller core package. Most of our binaries are just few KBs.
> They are actually fairly big, 100 kB to 1.5 MB for systemd itself. I
> think the main reason for that is that they all statically link
> libsystemd instead of dynamically linking to libsystemd.so.0. Is there
> a particular reason for that?

This came up at the conference, I left with the impression that it was because
there were global variables determining the log levels, and that sharing that
would cause problems.

I think it came up in the questions section of Lennart's initial talk.

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