Re: Statically linked libraries

Shaw Terwilliger (
Sat, 23 Oct 1999 17:42:12 -0500

Colin Mattoon wrote:
> After the problems I have experienced (am experiencing!) getting a good
> small business accounting package to work on Linux, your inclusion of
> statically linked libraries is revealed to me as a key component.
> Whatever you do in the future, please continue to provide static
> libraries with the tar.gz version.

I remember going through similar adventures years and years ago,
from the libc4 to libc5 change, and again recently with libc5 (glibc1)
to libc6 (glibc2). With experience the problems turn into annoyances,
but it's nice to hear the static packages are useful to someone. :)

Shaw Terwilliger

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