Re: GLib and 64-bit Windows

Jake Goulding wrote:
> Unfortunately, our particular use of glib requires static libraries for 
> everything (we static link on all the platforms our software is shipped 
> on, to minimize runtime issues). I asked this on the list at some point 
> in the past, and I think these are static libraries are (were?) for some 
> type of bootstrapping during the build. I had to hack up the 2.8.6 build 
> to get static libraries out of it.

Side note:

Remember that Glib is LGPL. That means if your product is not open
source, it has to provide a way for your customers to relink against
their own version of Glib is they want. Static linking make this just a
bit harder.


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