heiko at zuerker.org
Sun Jan 9 08:58:04 PST 2005
Robert Connolly wrote:
>On January 9, 2005 11:22 am, Heiko Zuerker wrote:
>>I was just thinking about the configure option "--with-pic" which is
>>available on many libraries/programs.
>>The default is "use both", so wouldn't it make sense to force it
>Its supposed to mean it won't build static versions, usually of libraries.
>I've tried it a on a few packages and it doesn't always work. With Ncurses
>--with-pic installs exactly the same objects as --without-pic.
That would have been to easy anyway.... ;-)
>As well, I'm not sure if people would mind only having shared libraries, and
>no static ones.
In some cases users will need it and it's just impossible to know which
ones in advance.
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