[pacman-dev] pacman.static error

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 17:11:07 EDT 2007

On 6/2/07, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at petra.hos.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> Hi!
> I simply do "./configure --prefix && make" and I get the following
> error: '/usr/bin/ld: attempted static link of dynamic object
> `../../lib/libalpm/.libs/libalpm.so'

Hmm, I've never had any problems configuring and making the static
binary as well.

> PS.: Why is pacman.static included in the arch package?

As bardo already stated, it is a good lifesaver when you screw
something else on your system. If one were to "pacman -R libdownload
libarchive", pacman.static would come to your rescue.

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