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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: 64-bit build errors
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2006 10:52:32 GMT
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 08:46:26AM -0600, Daniel May wrote:
> Why is it generally a bad idea to link APR statically into a shared
> library ?  What is the preferred method ?  With the static method, I can
> precisely control the version of APR that my library uses.  The only
> downside I see is my library is larger and my library footprint is
> larger.  This is an acceptable tradeoff in my environment.

Say your library libfoo statically links APR and some other library 
libbar statically links APR; if some poor program links against both 
libfoo and libbar you're likely to get "interesting" results if the 
versions of APR in use don't match.

joe

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