[Distutils] static linking in distutils/setuptools?

David Arnold david at mantara.com
Fri Jan 27 09:42:02 CET 2006

-->"Robert" == Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> writes:

  Robert> Not really, no. In many cases (e.g., GNU ld), there's simply
  Robert> no way to tell the linker that you prefer static libraries to
  Robert> shared libraries when you are building a shared library like a
  Robert> Python extension. You simply have to make sure that the static
  Robert> libraries are found first.

you can pass the linker a direct path to the archive, rather than using
-L/-l.  this will ensure static linkage.

(not sure if that's helpful in this context though)


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