[Buildroot] [PATCH] enhance directfb configurability

Thiago A. Corrêa thiago.correa at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 17:12:55 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Micha Nelissen <micha at neli.hopto.org> wrote:
> Thiago A. Corrêa wrote:
>> I'm not sure if forcing static lib on everyone is the right thing. If
>> there is only one application on the system that depends on DirectFB,
>> it might save some bytes, but if there are more than 1, shared lib
>> would be prefered.
> Wouldn't shared lib linking be the default? The static variant would need to
> be referenced explicitly by someone who wants to use it; but at least it's
> available. It also would only exist in the staging_dir, not the target dir.

Hmmm I'm not sure about the linking order. But then you are saying
that even with --enable-static DirectFB will build the shared lib too?
Others like Qt (embedded and desktop) only builds the static if you
specify you want the static. I apply here and give it a try then. :)

   Thiago A. Correa

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