Bug 169441 - Don't pull in extra crud when clients link against -lpqxx
Don't pull in extra crud when clients link against -lpqxx
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libpqxx (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andreas Bierfert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-09-28 08:29 EDT by Rex Dieter
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 10:53:52 EDT
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Description Rex Dieter 2005-09-28 08:29:35 EDT
Actually, 2 suggestions:

1.  Add to %prep section:
# Don't pull in extra crud when clients link 
perl -pi.no-pqlibs -e 's|@POSTGRES_LIB@||' pqxx-config.in

2.  Don't build/include libpqxx.a, adding --disable-static to %configure (and
removing libpqxx.a from the %files section, of course)
Comment 1 Andreas Bierfert 2005-09-28 10:40:21 EDT
1. ok... if you say so =)

2. done
Comment 2 Tomasz Ostrowski 2005-11-09 14:53:28 EST
Apropos 2.
Because subsequent libpqxx versions are normally not binary-compatible:

I'd rather leave libpqxx.a to make a static linking possible.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2005-11-09 21:21:42 EST
FYI, See
14. Exclusion of Static Libraries
Comment 4 Andreas Bierfert 2005-11-10 01:57:03 EST
(In reply to comment #2)
I noticed that but I'd rather wait for a good upstream handling as I don't think
the reason they give is valid... to many projects beg to differ. So I will leave
as is for now... Afaik koffice is the only package needing lipqxx atm...

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