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

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Mon May 28 15:24:48 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 05:12:55PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> 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.

Ok. What will be replacing them? Adding automatically shared libs and
a wrapper to use added libs or system libs based on sonames? It could
inded help some users, especially if it is also attractive to those
(like me) who write themselves their Makefile and shell scripts (I would
never ever use a GUI to develop, but I guess eclipse can do portability
stuff on the command line).

In any case I doubt it may be as simple as what we have with static
libs, with statically linked executables created by adding -static to
the link command line...


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