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Re: [PATCH][merge-tracking] libsvn_fs_util

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: 2006-09-08 23:15:16 CEST

> On 2006-09-08 12:56:47 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > I believe linking shared libraries against static libraries is not
> > particularly portable. What would be the advantage here?

[Marcus Rueckert]
> it doesnt work on anything else than ix86.

You mean libtool doesn't support it for anything else than ix86? That
would surprise me, as libtool aims to support all of its operations

Certainly it's possible to link a static library into a shared library
on a lot more platforms than that, if not _all_ platforms. The thing
to watch out for is that the static library must be compiled with PIC
(position-independent code, "-fPIC" in gcc) just like the shared

Received on Fri Sep 8 23:16:33 2006

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