[Xorg] shared vs static libraries

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Tue Aug 10 17:30:21 PDT 2004

Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> It looks like some of the new libraries are built static only. In the
> past (in XFree86) this has been often seen as a problem by 3rd party
> developpers who want to build application in terms of loadable (with
> dlopen) modules and need functions in these libraries. This is among
> others the case of KDE.
> This would affect libdmx, libXprintAppUtil, libXprintutil.

Both XprintUtil and XprintAppUtil are not stable yet (and at least
XprintUtil needs a rewrite, parts of the code would win various awards
for ugly code... =:-), there are still some API changes required before
the stuff can be shipped as shared library.



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