[LLVMdev] LLVM 2.7 gcc binary package: please ship libstdc++.so instead of .la + .a

Jeffrey Yasskin jyasskin at google.com
Sun Apr 4 11:26:05 PDT 2010

On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Anton Korobeynikov
<anton at korobeynikov.info> wrote:
> Hello, Edwin
>> I think its a mistake in the binary package: the .la and .a shouldn't be
>> shipped, and the .so should be built & shipped!
> This means that llvm-gcc was compiled in static mode (same problem,
> btw, is seen with debian packages - llvm-gcc they ship is pretty
> useless due to this). One should configure llvm-gcc w/o
> --disable-shared. And yes, both .so and .a should be shipped.

Could you add that bit of advice to
http://llvm.org/docs/Packaging.html so packagers have a single place
to look for it?

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