Re: RFC: SDL and X static extension libraries re-revisited
On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 08:15:49PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Change policy so that static libraries that aren't available as shared
> > libraries must be compiled with "-fPIC" (and other static libraries
> > still mustn't be compiled with "-fPIC").
> Why bother when a -pic package can be created to serve this function?
> See libc6-pic for precedent. Your proposal is more disruptive to
> existing packages than mine.
libc6-pic is currently used by mklibs.sh, on the boot floppies, for library