packaging a static library

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Wed Dec 30 13:54:07 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
> The upstream library is already in Fedora as a shared library.

Is it now? Great -- I had seen some failed attempts to get it into
Fedora long ago.

> 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.

Sounds right. And we control the package tightly to ensure we have what we want.


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