Subject: Re: pkg: dynamic linking ?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/1998 14:17:27
Jaromir Dolecek <> wrote:
> Is there any better way how to find out if dynamic linking (and
> shared libs) can be used than to check $(PLIST_SRC) for PLIST-md.shared ?
> If not, something should be added maybe (say, variable USE_SHARED
> set to yes|no or 1|0 ?).
> At least one package (tk80) builds shared libs by default - does it work
> on powerpc for example ?

By what I understand, shared libs aren't the problem, dynamic loading is.
And the pkg-system uses the .shared-config on any of these platforms that
support this at least for the case of perl. For what do you need to know
if shared libs are supported?

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>