On March 16, 2010 11:49:21 Joachim Breitner wrote: > These are good reasons, but, from a Debian packager’s point of view, the > pain arising from having our program packages depend on the library > packages is too much. > > We can consider though to add -dyn packages as a service for users who > want to locally compile dynamically linked program – just like we > provide the -prof packages at the moment. Ah. I guess I wasn't very clear in my intent for doing this. I wasn't meaning to displace the -dev packages, imply that we should build all the tools against shared libraries, etc. I was just meaning to add another option. As you say, exactly like the current -prof was what I was thinking. Cheers! -Tyson
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