Libraries with threading and debugging support
sem at ciam.ru
Tue Feb 17 06:49:14 PST 2004
Simon Barner wrote:
> - Install both a shared and a static version (like other ports do)
> (naming scheme lib<library name>.so.<#> and lib<library name>.a, as
> described in )
I think it's a good practice. But you can ask user if static library
> - If the user requests the debugging version, skip the build of the
> release version and install the debugging-enabled libraries instead
> (with the same naming scheme)
IMHO you make a decision as port maintainer.
> - I am not too sure about threading support: Should I install extra
> multi-threaded versions of the libraries, e.g.
> lib<library name>-mt.so.<#> and lib<library name>-mt.a, or should I
> install the instead of the single-threaded ones (like in the
> release vs. debugging version case)?
IMHO special builds of a single-threaded unnecessary for users. But you
can give them once more option.
I've tried to take into account all user's wishes in my devel/opentop,
but it became quite tricky although.
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