[Fedora-packaging] Re: paragraph on shipping static numerical libs

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Mon May 28 15:12:55 UTC 2007

Le lundi 28 mai 2007 à 13:16 +0200, Patrice Dumas a écrit :
> On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 12:00:42PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > 
> > Which sort-of hints shipping static libs is a short-term workaround and
> > energy would be better spend making tools like eclipse integrate our
> > best-of-breed infrastructure (autoconf, rpm, yum, mock whatever)
> > transparently so these people don't have to spend time on plumbing to
> > produce modern sofwtare.
> I can't see the connection between eclipse and the issues at stake
> here... Shipping static libs is not necessarily a short term workaround,
> dynamic libs keep changing ABI and one cannot necesarily install
> everytime the libs on all the computers he may want to run a program.
> How is it related with eclipse???

Replace one can not with it's too much hassle to and you'll see where I
was going. Reduce the hassle factor doing things right and suddenly
static libs will get less attractive.

Nicolas Mailhot
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