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Re: [DebianGIS] Mapserver + AGG == /o\

On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 09:43:13AM +0930, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007 1:20 AM, Fabio Tranchitella <kobold@kobold.it> wrote:
> > I'm not a lib expert, is there anybody with an idea about what happens and how
> > to solve it?
> For one, it looks like mapserver is trying to link to the agg static
> library instead of a shared library, which is a bad idea (need to
> rebuild mapserver whenever agg is updated).
> Hmm, I see agg only has static libraries:
> http://packages.debian.org/source/agg
> http://bugs.debian.org/377270
> In that case, you want to link against the _pic variants of the static
> libraries:
> http://packages.debian.org/sid/libagg-dev/amd64/filelist

As said, I would avoid to link the official GPL version of AGG (2.5)
and embed instead 2.4 within the mapserver code, else we have to
GPLize mapserver. Also, due to (officially) intensive use of templates,
AGG upstream is not inclined to provide a non-static version of
the library.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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