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Re: RFC: SDL and X static extension libraries re-revisited

On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 08:15:49PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> Change policy so that static libraries that aren't available as shared
> libraries must be compiled  with "-fPIC" (and other static libraries
> still mustn't be compiled with "-fPIC").

Why bother when a -pic package can be created to serve this function?

See libc6-pic for precedent.  Your proposal is more disruptive to
existing packages than mine.

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