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Re: Compiling libbam.a from libbam-dev with -fPIC?

Le Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 08:06:09PM -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 11:56:58AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > as per Policy § 10.2, I would like to know if everybody agrees if I change the
> > libbam-dev package to compile libbam.a with -fPIC.

> What are the reasons for not shipping a shared library?  That's always
> preferred over use of -fPIC for static libs, so we should examine the
> reasons for this first.

Hi Steve,

I forgot to mention that the upstream sources do not build a shared library.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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