packaging a static library

Daniel Drake dsd at
Wed Dec 30 13:37:27 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 12:25 +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> Let's focus on the important bit: we need a frozen version of a
> library (that, btw, is useful, and is not in Fedora yet :-) ). What's
> the best practice for that? I don't see why we'd need to embed it
> statically anywhere (except OFW of course).

The upstream library is already in Fedora as a shared library.
I guess the approach I will take is to install our audited version as a
shared library under a different name (libtommath_olpc?) which the
components will then dynamically link against.


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