Bug#93975: Make shared libs non-mandatory.
On Sat, Apr 14, 2001 at 10:28:57AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> I maintain libnet this way, it only ships as a static lib. So I have a
> libnet0-dev package. Someday I hope to have a shared version. My libmad
> package used to only be static, but now I have both.
> Not really sure we need policy to approve this.
Maybe I'm overly cautious here, but the sentence in question reads
'All libraries must have a shared version in the lib package and a static
version in the lib-dev package.' (sect. 11.2).
In my view this mandates a shared and a static lib of each packages. I may
be meant to only say which variant has to go where, but then it appears badly
worded to me. Anyway, if this is not the first static-only package in the
archive, it'll just upload it as-is. Thanks for the info!
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