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

On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 12:34:03PM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> The context is dlopen(), not regular linking. Anything that links
> normally should be using the non-PIC form of the static libraries and
> not including them in the shared/linkable object, AIUI.

Exactly.  *Only* objects to be opened with dlopen() need to fool with
xlibs-pic.  Anyone who uses that package for any other reason needs his
ass beat.

G. Branden Robinson                |     You could wire up a dead rat to a
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     DIMM socket and the PC BIOS memory
branden@debian.org                 |     test would pass it just fine.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Ethan Benson

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