Idea: static builds

Dmitry Marakasov amdmi3 at
Thu Oct 4 12:01:42 PDT 2007


I just have an idea that may be useful: static port builds. This can
help produce packages without any depends, which may be useful

Implementation seem pretty straightfoward to me:
- Introduce STATIC_BUILD variable that changes usual build behavior
- Process LIB_DEPENDS in a different way: check .a instead of .so.*, and
fail if .a is missing, and .so is present (i.e. needed static lib is not
available at all), don't add library ports to package depends
- Add -static to CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS

Any comments? I will try to experiment with this for now.

Best regards,
  Dmitry Marakasov               mailto:amdmi3 at

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