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Re: Bug#4550: Build of "ae" fails since it's statically linked

On Sat, 21 Sep 1996, Dale Scheetz wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Sep 1996, llucius wrote:
> > Package: ae
> > Version: 962-9
> > 
> > 1)  "debian/rules" uses "dpkg-shlibdeps" as you normally would, but
> >     for "ae" it's not necessary since "ae" is compiled statically.
> >     Unfortunately, "dpkg-shlibdeps" does not handle this case.
> > 
> This has got to be an architecture thing. I had no problem building the
> i386 version. It's linked to libc5 and ncurses3.0 (shared), and
> dpkg-shlibdeps reflects this properly in substvars. Now that I have a
> chance to think about it, it should probably be linked to the pic versions
> of these libraries, since it is supposed to run on the base system. 
> What should we do about it? Is there some reason your system builds the
> package static?
I'm sorry it was the "-N" link option that causes "ae" to be linked 
statically.  Is it really necessary to use the option?


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