[vbox-dev] How to build a static version of vbox

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Wed Sep 14 05:57:09 PDT 2011

On Wednesday 14 September 2011 14:46:23 QiangHuang wrote:
> Hello everyone:
> I need to put a vbox binary in a simplified Linux. There is no gcc,
> rpm, and make there. Thus a static linked version of vbox is necessary
> here.
> So the question is how to config the make related files to build such
> a  static linked vbox.

The absence of make, gcc and rpm does not induce the requirement of
static linked binaries. For a dynamically linked VBox, just the
dynamic linker (ld.so) is required.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert
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