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From lusob <luis.sobrecu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Static compilation of a module
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2008 15:16:16 GMT

Ok, I'm going to try it, thanks!!

Sorin Manolache wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 16:26, lusob <luis.sobrecueva@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'm developing a apache module. This module use the libapreq library, for
>> a
>> most simple instalation I would rather install only my module to the
>> customer, I would prefer that the customer doesn't have to install the
>> libapreq.
>> Are there any way to do it? If I perform a static compilation del module
>> (mymod.a) how can I load this static module in apache?
>> Thanks in advance
> 
> I have done a similar thing. Do not compile your module statically,
> i.e. do not create mymod.a.
> 
> Create a dynamic shared object module, but link libapreq.a _statically_ to
> it.
> 
> g++ -shared -nostdlib /usr/lib/crti.o
> /usr/lib/gcc/i486-linux-gnu/4.2.4/crtbeginS.o mymod.o
> -Wl,--whole-archive libapreq.a -L/usr/lib/gcc/i486-linux-gnu/4.2.4
> -L/usr/lib -lstdc++ -lm -lc -lgcc_s
> /usr/lib/gcc/i486-linux-gnu/4.2.4/crtendS.o /usr/lib/crtn.o
> -Wl,--as-needed -Wl,-soname -Wl,mod_my.so.1 -o mod_my.so.1.0.0
> 
> Thus, all the code of libapreq that is needed by mod_my.so will be
> present in the mod_my.so binary. So the client does not have to have
> libapreq.a on his/her machine. However, your mod_my.so will still be a
> dynamic shared object that will be loaded by apache upon startup.
> 
> S
> 
> 

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