librep static library

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Sun Aug 18 16:14:33 PDT 2002

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 12:55:40PM -0500, Larry Lawrence wrote:
> I am trying to understand why the static library needs to be built for this 
> package.  It is necessary if you use --with-gprof, but in the big picture 
> where does gprof and static librep libraries come in to GNOME as a 
> requirement?

Gprof is a profiling/debugging tool. To get profiling info you generally
need to link your app statically or at least against static libs.

In other words, I don't think you need to worry about it.

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