Re: Amaya 4.2.1

On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, Irene VATTON wrote:

> > 4) Why do numerous libraries (jpeg, z, ...) have to be statically
> > linked? GNU autoconf is a marvellous tool! (At 110M compiling it broke -
> It's for platforms that have no pre-installed libraries or in the case where
> available libraries are incompatible.

With Perl you can chose what gets linked dynamically when built.
Perl does not use autoconf to create configure. I think it uses metaconf.
Ruby uses autoconf, and it gives you the choice of static and dynamic
linking also.

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> You can configure and build with your own libraries.

Received on Wednesday, 10 January 2001 12:46:50 UTC