Moving basic libs to a new repo and release them as a separate
David.Collier-Brown at Sun.COM
Wed Mar 1 15:45:13 GMT 2006
Solaris is phasing them out, and no longer ships any in
64-bit releases, but can still create and use them, so
things like gnome can ship stuff like
Michael Sweet wrote:
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 07:26:39AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote
>> about 'Re: Moving basic libs to a new repo and release them as a
>> separate package':
>>> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>>>> Much as I (strongly) agree, this would mean dropping support for a
>>>> few platforms - Stratos VOS
>>>> and some of the other older unices. Is that an issue?
>>> Why couldn't we just use .a files in that instance?
>>> The linker shouldn't really care which library it
>>> picks up.
>> Not all platforms support static libraries, at least to my knowledge...
> Um, name one? Every platform I've ever used (and I've used a lot,
> including embedded platforms) has supported static libraries.
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