[BusyBox] strange compiler log

aeriksson at fastmail.fm aeriksson at fastmail.fm
Sat May 1 18:22:06 UTC 2004

> No, it's not an error, and it can't be suppressed because it's important.
> What it's telling you is that these functions from glibc use the libnss 
> external library to perform their functions (so they can consult 
> /etc/nsswitch.conf and use different methods of hostname/address 
> resolution). In spite of the fact that you static-linked against glibc, 
> if you want these functions to work you will need to still supply a copy 
> of the libnss that was used at link time. It means you don't really have 
> a completely static binary.
> uClibc and other libcs don't work this way, so they don't have this problem.

Ok, thanks for the info. I will move to uclibc once I get the basics
straight for my setup.


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