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Bug 609858 - avarice : does not adhere to Static Library Packaging Guidelines
avarice : does not adhere to Static Library Packaging Guidelines
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: avarice (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Lucian Langa
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Reported: 2010-07-01 06:40 EDT by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2010-07-01 15:42 EDT (History)
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Description Michael Schwendt 2010-07-01 06:40:15 EDT
avarice-2.10-4.fc14.src
is missing
BuildRequires: binutils-static

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https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#Packaging_Static_Libraries_2

If a library you depend on only provides a static version your package can link against it provided that you BuildRequire the *-static subpackage. Packagers in such a situation should be aware that if a shared library becomes available, that you should adjust your package to use the shared library.
Comment 1 Lucian Langa 2010-07-01 11:05:23 EDT
I'm pretty confused here,
binutils-devel was merged in binutils-static now binutils-static has been renamed to binutils-devel. Isn't now the same think using BR binutils-devel ?
Comment 2 Michael Schwendt 2010-07-01 14:26:36 EDT
binutils-devel enforces static linking via ld scripts (in the *.so files). So, as long as you can only link statically with binutils' libs, the quoted packaging guidelines ask you to BuildRequires binutils-static (even if binutils-devel currently gives you the same package). This is for tracking-purposes.

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