From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-25 03:09:35
On Thursday 24 August 2006 20:21, David Abrahams wrote:
> >> 1. In what language is "sa" supposed to evoke "shared"?
> > Is this a rethorical question?
> It was needlessly sarcastic. I'm Sorry. "sa" doesn't evoke "ShAred"
> any more than it evokes "StAtic" for me.
> >> 2. Why are there two separate features? All the linkers I know just
> >> support -l<whatever> and don't make a distinction.
> > They were added back then when I though it's possible to reliably
> > request specific flavour with gcc.
> Is it possible?
Not in the most reasonable way. It's possible to say "only static version for
this library, please", but it's not possible to say "only shared version for
So basically selecting the type of library is not possible.
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