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Re: fun with libgal



El Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 11:05:44PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa escribía:

> Unless you really know what you are doing, please don't link
> statically to a library, if a shared version is available.
> Debian has good framework for handling shared libs,
> very much less for static libs.

  The problem with libgal is not only trying to follow it, and have to
 recompile a new package each time a new libgal is uploaded in Debian,
 but also that as libgal changes from time to time the API, I can face
 one day with a libgalxx which does not match the API of my package
 (what, btw, has yet happened with Ximian Setup Tools 0.6.0)

  This is the main problem. The other only implies a little waste on
 bandwith and some time of the autobuilders.

  Anyway, I'll look very close the package before uploading it.

  Regards,
    
    Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
      jsogo@debian.org

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