MapServer 4.10.2 package size

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Tue Jul 10 10:27:51 EDT 2007

Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Frank Warmerdam wrote:
>> Folks,
>> I notice that the default build of MapServer 4.10.2 for FGS builds
>>, but it isn't used for the binaries, so the resulting
>> package is quite large compared to 4.8.3.
>> I suspect behavior has changed in 4.10.2 because of the change of
>> to (who said that should go into 4.10.x!)
>> so -lmap no longer picks it up in the link.
>> Should we restore use of the for 4.10.3?  Or alternatively
>> change the static library to be libmapserver.a (as it is in 5.0)?
> Looking in SVN logs/diff it seems that the change would have been made 
> in 4.10 dev before the 4.10 stable branch:
> Since the issue predates 4.10.0 I think the right fix is to rename the 
> static lib to libmapserver.a and then use -lmapserver everywhere ... but 
> if someone does that in 4.10.x we need a ticket. ;)


This seems like a reasonable solution.  I've created a ticket and will
apply the change after Howard has had a chance to comment.

I've also created a 4.10.3 milestone under the assumption a final
"cleanup" 4.10.x release is likely to be desired this summer.

Best regards,
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