Compiling a port statically

Dave Horsfall dave at
Mon Dec 7 19:46:37 UTC 2020

[ Slightly OT ]

On Mon, 7 Dec 2020, Jeffrey Walton wrote:

> Static linking also allows you to move binaries around the filesystem 
> with dicking around with otool and install_name_tool. Stack Overflow has 
> several questions related to OS X programs that are linked to OpenSSL. 
> The programs had a lot of trouble once bundled because of the antique 
> version of OpenSSL supplied by Apple.

I wouldn't believe anything on Stack Overflow; blatantly incorrect answers 
are rarely challenged.

-- Dave

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