[arch-general] static libraries in packages

Timothée Ravier siosm99 at gmail.com
Wed May 14 11:20:26 EDT 2014

On 14/05/2014 13:51, Christian Hesse wrote:
> Is it possible to fix binutils testsuite?
> Remember the security flaws in zlib? Does anybody know what package has been
> built against static zlib?
>> https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/commit/trunk?h=packages/mupdf&id=c34f53eeb8efd6b4b033c2fdc58d0a329efdeeef
> This brings the static libraries back, but there is no reason.
> libmariadbclient ships with static libraries because a package from AUR
> (neko) requires it. I think anybody should fix neko, but shipping official
> packages with static libraries in this situation is just stupid.
> Removing static libraries (and keeping them away!) should be treated more
> strict.

Please file bug reports. One for each package.

Timothée Ravier

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