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Re: Shared libs with non-PIC code on i386



On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 04:44:21PM -0700, Philippe Troin wrote:
> libXxf86dga.a is a static lib, hence should contain non-PIC code
> according to policy.
[...]
> Maybe you should lobby for a libXxf86dga.so shared library ? Policy
> mandates that both .a and .so of all libraries should be provided.

As for libXxf86dga specifically, see the package description of
xlibs-dev <http://packages.debian.org/unstable/devel/xlibs-dev.html>.

As far as policy goes, see <http://bugs.debian.org/100346>, and note its
present status.

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