[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Remove pacman.static build from build files

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jul 15 21:23:53 EDT 2008

Dan McGee wrote:
> This presents plenty of problems on OSes besides Linux, and even on Linux
> when the libtool file for libarchive isn't present. The static build isn't
> all that useful anyway as missing something such as glibc will still leave
> you unable to run the pacman.static binary. Remove it from the formal build
> process.

I didn't realize that is was not very static.  But is this not useful 
for people who want to try and upgrade their really old systems?  I 
suppose if they can't get pacman going in the first place then they will 
be reasonably screwed with the rest of the upgrade.

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