packaging a static library
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Dec 30 20:58:07 UTC 2009
Daniel Drake wrote:
> 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.
While that at least conforms to our packaging guidelines, I think this is
still against Fedora policies, in particular the Fedora Objectives. We want
to ship the current software, not old audited one. Fedora is not a certified
distribution, it's an up-to-date distribution.
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