Subject: Re: libXinerama and libxkb{file,ui}, et al, lossage
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2003 15:32:07
On Sunday, October 5, 2003, at 02:29  AM, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

> And why it is not possible to fix these tools, so they can also link
> against static libaries?

If the tools are themselves shared libraries, the stuff they link 
against obviously has to be PIC, which a plain static library is not.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>