[arch-general] Static libs

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 25 12:38:50 EDT 2013

[2013-10-25 10:10:55 +0200] Carsten Mattner:
> Is there still a way to statically link libraries where
> the recent change to remove the .a files has been
> completed?

To build something statically you will just need to rebuild its
dependencies statically too. Note that static libraries have never
really been supported and were never shipped by most packages. The
rebuilds we are doing are enforcing consistency rather than a new


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