Subject: Re: libXinerama and libxkb{file,ui}, et al, lossage
To: Aymeric Vincent <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2003 13:26:06
Aymeric Vincent <> writes:
> If I understand correctly, the point of using (PIC) static libraries
> instead of shared libraries is that you can replace the API of the
> library at any point in time without bothering about keeping binary
> compatibility for software compiled with a former version of the API.

Ugh. It would indeed be ugly to have to find ourselves dealing with
back compat issues like that...

Perry E. Metzger