Adding --append-extra-prefix-linker-args -static to UNIX configurations caauses some apps (regression tests) to crash

Description

lots of evidence -static doesnt work well/much
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2725255/create-statically-linked-binary-that-uses-getaddrinfo
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26304531/compiling-with-static-libgcc-static-libstdc-still-results-in-dynamic-depende

So low priority - not my bug. But PITA not being able to use this.

Especailly along with -static-libgcc being largely ignored.

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Lewis Pringle

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Lewis Pringle

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