[tex-live] dynamic libs

Kaja P. Christiansen kaja@daimi.au.dk
Fri, 17 Jan 2003 15:06:49 +0100

Martin Schroeder writes:

 > > What about xdvi?
 > Quite dynamic:

Exactly (my email addressed xdvi only). 

Karl writes:

 >       x_tool_libs="-Wl,-Bstatic -lXaw -Wl,-Bdynamic -lXpm -lXmu -lXt"
 > This isn't my bailiwick any more, but ... those options cannot just be
 > hardwired in.
 > 1) Neither -Wl, nor -Bstatic/dynamic are the right syntax for all linkers.
 > 2) -lXpm does not exist on some systems.
 > 3) linking Xaw statically seems wrong to me anyway.
 > I'm sure none of this is news.
 > What is the actual error?

None yet ;) I'm waiting for new autoconf to proceed with compilations.
But I recall that dynamic libraries in (o)xdvik for linux gave Staszek 
problems last year and caused much email exchange. I'd like to avoid 
it this time.