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Re: Bug#5972: perl-suid tries to override bits of perl

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> Do we actually have any policy on shared vs static libraries?
> I thought we still delivered them.

Yes, it's in the new manuals in 4.1:

All libraries must have a shared version in the lib package and a
static version in the lib-dev package. The shared version must be
compiled with -fPIC, and the static version must not be. In other
words, each *.c file is compiled twice.


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