Re: shared vs. statis libs
> In short, I'd only make it into a shared library if you want to as a
> way of learning the ins and outs of constructing shared libraries.
> Unless the scintilla library is used by some other program also
> packaged in debian, there's no benefit at all to having that
> functionality in a shared, as opposed to static, library. Unless the
> scintilla library is used by several popular programs, I see no
> benefit to the debian archive in having it as a shared library.
If you think that no packages will wvwe link to that library, you shouldn't
make a -dev package, and link everything together with no .a nor .h's.