Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-packaging (104 mails)

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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Splitting up binary packages for large SDKs
On 8/7/18 5:39 PM, Michael Matz wrote:
There are cases where we deliver static libs, they are usually historic
cases, or where upstream doesn't provide shared libs (and they can't be
made easily). But no new static libs without Very Good Reasons (tm).

Some people consider security issues with dynamic linking of setuid executables a good reason to link those statically (or completely avoid certain shared libs).

I'm no expert on this though.

Ciao, Michael.

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