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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] configure: linking against static libraries is preferred on OS/2




Hi/2.

Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2014 at 12:15:21PM +0900, KO Myung-Hun wrote:
>> ---
>>  configure | 5 ++++-
>>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/configure b/configure
>> index fd2b115..81a2e18 100755
>> --- a/configure
>> +++ b/configure
>> @@ -4338,7 +4338,7 @@ fi #if linux
>>  echocheck "pkg-config"
>>  _pkg_config=pkg-config
>>  if $($_pkg_config --version > /dev/null 2>&1); then
>> -  if test "$ld_static"; then
>> +  if test "$ld_static" || os2 ; then
>>      _pkg_config="$_pkg_config --static"
>>    fi
>>    echores "yes"
>> @@ -8063,6 +8063,9 @@ echores "$_dvdnav"
>>  
>>  extra_ldflags="$extra_ldflags $libm"
>>  
>> +# Linking against static libraries is preferred on OS/2
>> +os2 && extra_ldflags="-Wl,-static $extra_ldflags"
> 
> Why, what is special about OS/2 that it should default to static?

Without this, OS/2 ld tries to link against DLLs. Then DLL hells wait
for us. I don't want to fall into those hells.

> Especially compared to e.g. Windows (where people for distribution
> will basically always link statically, too).

Even if they have both static and shared libraries ? And without any
additional flags ?


-- 
KO Myung-Hun

Using Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.7.2
Under OS/2 Warp 4 for Korean with FixPak #15
In VirtualBox v4.1.32 on Intel Core i7-3615QM 2.30GHz with 8GB RAM

Korean OS/2 User Community : http://www.ecomstation.co.kr

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