Re: Intend to create an -fPIC library package...
On 2009-07-21, Christian Hammers <email@example.com> wrote:
> First, thanks for the long answer, Wouter!
> To wrap it up:
> * static libraries are a PITA in case of security problems
> * static libraries are a PITA for other projects as they have no versions
> * shared libraries with self chosen soname or --release= versions are even
> PITA as I, as a maintainer, surely won't watch for ABI breakages
Well, actually... I would expect that from a maintainer of a... shared
library. dpkg-gensymbols helps with that, though.
> * MySQL is a ... :)
We already have a real database server in Debian. :-P