Question on how do I tell make to choose between static and shared versions of a library

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Dec 16 17:28:41 UTC 2012

On Sun, 16 Dec 2012 22:52:05 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
> Under /lib I have both versions - shared ( as well as static 
> (libxyz.a) - of a library. How do I tell make to link to the static 
> version, not the shared one ? The next obvious question is how to do the 
> vice versa - tell make to link to the shared version, not the static one.
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This can be done by addressing the linker through $LDFLAGS.
I think "man ld" will be helpful.

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