Subject: Re: pkgsrc sickness
To: David Laight <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/22/2002 20:27:29
[ On Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 00:26:53 (+0100), David Laight wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: pkgsrc sickness
> A bug in a library routine is MUCH easier to fix if the library
> is shared.

Only if you're trying to spend more effort figuring out what you don't
need to re-compile and re-link than it would take to just rebuild
everything.  Even on a slow machine such an effort is a total waste of
time if it's done by a human.

> If they had been dynamically linked the fix would have been
> much easier.

If you'd just recompiled and relinked them all it would have been much
easier too!  ;-)

								Greg A. Woods

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