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



On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 11:26:29AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 04/02/2013 10:09 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.
> > 
> > Time for 'make -j 4':
> > 
> >       shared only: 2 mins  9 secs
> >   shared + static: 3 mins 26 secs
> > 
> > Time for non-parallel make
> > 
> >       shared only: 3 mins 32 secs
> >   shared + static: 5 mins 41 secs
> > 
> > Those few people who really want them, can pass --enable-static
> > to configure
> 
> Question: should ./autobuild.sh be tweaked to pass --enable-static, just
> so that we have some test coverage that ensures we don't break things
> for that setup?

I guess so, though personally I'd just say no to static libraries
entirely if there was a way todo that.


Daniel
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