[gccsdk] Autobuilder packaging site and ELF

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Sat Feb 2 10:03:44 PST 2008

In message <56c2ed6a4f.Jo at hobbes.bass-software.com>
          John Tytgat <John.Tytgat at aaug.net> wrote:

> Removing elf2aif does not mean that you automatically will need the
> shared libraries but only need the ELF loader.  You need to make sure
> that all code is build in shared library mode (i.e. drop the -static
> compile and link option).
> Maybe we should now decide if we want to go for both static and shared
> building capabilities in Autobuilder or fully switch to shared library
> building ? Personally I would not like to see the static building dropped
> unless it is clear what implications shared library based programs have
> in practise and we're happy with it.

Yes.  There is already functionality in the AB for dynamic versus static
builds.  By all means extend this to do what you want.  In time, the
dynamic build can be the default.

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