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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH libvirt-glib] Disable static libraries by default



On 04/02/2013 10:38 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
> 
> Every source file is currently built twice by libtool, once for
> the shared library and once for the static library. Static libs
> are not commonly packaged by distros and slow down compilation
> time by as more than 50% compared to a shared-only build time.

s/by as more than/by as much as/

> 
> Time for non-parallel make
> 
>       shared only: 52 secs
>   shared + static: 1 min 26 secs
> 
> Those few people who really want them, can pass --enable-static
> to configure
> 
> Disabling them by default requires use of LT_INIT. We don't need
> to support older libtool, so drop use of AM_PROG_LIBTOOL entirely
> ---
>  configure.ac | 3 +--
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

ACK.

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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