static libraries (patches for GLib, ATK and Pango)

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Fri Feb 20 22:28:49 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:43:05PM +0100, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
> Op vrijdag 20-02-2009 om 19:55 uur [tijdzone +0000], schreef Richard
> W.M. Jones:
> > (4) *-static subpackages don't happen by magic.  You have to find
> > someone to do this work for you, or do it yourself.
> > 
> > (5) Post your patches to this list, for the usual review / submission
> > process.
> Here are patches for GLib, ATK and Pango.
> For ATK, it is a pretty straightforward --enable-static flag.
> For Pango a patch needs to be applied as the static build of Pango is
> intentionally disabled in the configure script. However, according to
> the SVN logs of Pango, this change was done almost 5 years ago [1] and I
> haven't found any strange behaviour with the static build so I think it
> is safe to apply.
> For GLib there's also a small difference in the header file
> glibconfig.h. See the patch for full details.

Thanks - those are all ACKed and applied with a few minor fixes.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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