[Distutils] freebsd .a files

John J. Lee phrxy@csv.warwick.ac.uk
Sun Jan 28 12:47:01 2001

On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, Robin Becker wrote:
> In article <Pine.SOL.4.30.0101262133140.4140-100000@mimosa.csv.warwick.a
> c.uk>, John J. Lee <phrxy@csv.warwick.ac.uk> writes
> >I think I used
> >
> >libraries = [blah blah]
> >
> >but that was for shared libraries, and I can't remember what you put in

No it wasn't.  Sorry, I'm new to all this library building stuff as you
can tell, and I'm not entirely clear on the machinery.  libraries=[stuff]
does build .a's.  I'll check later today what exactly 'stuff' is.

> extra_objects=['libgd.a'] works for me, but I still don't know how to
> define a clib and get it built as part of an extension.