[gdal-dev] Re: any reason for a linked statically gdalinfo?
bgmilne at c...
Tue Aug 20 05:44:01 EDT 2002
>>There is no compelling reason for gdalinfo to be linked statically. I
>>do that just so that I can verify that static linking still worked as expected.
> from a packaging perspective 1Mb less is an appelling feature :)
> it wuold be nice if you could move the static-link test to a
> non-installed binary. gdal2raw and gdalindex look like candidates
> (actually, i'd like to see the dinamically linked gdal2raw in the
> default install, any chache?), test1 would be the perfect one,
> but it looks like a stale rule...
How about an alternative rule (make check-static) instead.
I have put a gdal package into Mandrake, using the default make rule,
halving it's size is appealing ...
Btw, any time frame for SONAME support?
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