[Mono-dev] Problem with PPC/PPC64 and disabling builds against the static libs

Peter Alfredsen loki_val at gentoo.org
Tue Apr 14 16:42:05 EDT 2009

On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 16:19:45 +0100
"Paul Johnson" <pjohnson1 at uclan.ac.uk> wrote:

> Fedora ships with dynamic libs and frowns upon static ones (unless
> they're really needed). I know I'll get asked this, but why are the
> static libs needed and is it likely that x86/x86_64 will break in
> future releases without the static libs?

I'll bet mono-debugger is broken in your current releases on
x86/x86_64 already. We (Gentoo) found that to be the case. Mono-debugger
would just go sit in a corner and sulk unless mono was built with
static libs.


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