[arch-general] Static libs

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Sat Oct 26 16:22:53 EDT 2013

On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
> [2013-10-26 09:39:21 +0200] Carsten Mattner:
>> So that means Arch Linux has always been unique in that regard
>> and it has been by lucky accidence static linking of libs installed
>> by pacman worked?
> Yes.
>> If that's the case this should be documented the same way other
>> distros (suckless) do not support dynamic linking of the provided
>> packages don't you think?
> It's obvious that static libs aren't supported by distros that ship
> none, don't you think?

Yes but this was news to me and is unusual. So this should be stated
clearly on archlinux.org or at least the wikipedia article.

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