Re: Packaging static-only lib?
On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 01:41:15PM +0200, Daniel Kobras wrote:
> I'm currently trying to package libdv, a library to de- and encode
> Digital Video data. On x86, it makes heavy use of optimised assembler
> routines that are non-relocatable. Therefore, building a shared lib of
> libdv fails miserably. I've contacted upstream, and they prefer to only
> distribute a static lib because performance will drop otherwise. Fine
Does this mean that on non-x86 architectures, it uses a C equivalent? If that
is so, then you could use the C equivalent to build a shared library on x86.