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

Guy Maor writes:
> 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.

What about profiling libraries?  Libc and ncurses have support for
automatically generating profiling versions, but most other packages

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