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Re: Nmap 5.36TEST3 test release
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:57:43 -0800

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 04:27:05PM -0800, David Fifield wrote:

I tried building a dynamically linked Nmap RPM and it works (built on
CentOS and run on Fedora). What's the reason that it's being linked
statically?

The theory was that it'd be more portable :).  Also, we can't
dynamically link things like OpenSSL or all hell will break loose if
the target system doesn't have that.  But maybe dynamically linking to
system libraries and static to everything else would be ideal?

Cheers,
Fyodor
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