[PD-dev] Debian packaging: multi-object/single-file libraries or single-object/multiple-files libraries?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Thu Nov 11 22:30:13 CET 2010

On Nov 11, 2010, at 3:54 PM, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 14:52 -0500, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I'm fine with whatever you want to do with iemmatrix.  I haven't used
>> it, so I don't really have much input on it.
> So I feel there is consensus about packaging iemmatrix (only) as a
> multi-object library.

I'd put it this way: I'm don't like ever packaging libs that way, but  
I don't use iemmatrix, so I won't stop you. :)


>> As for other libraries without aliases or hexloader needs (which is
>> most), I see no reason why the Debian package should not be built  
>> with
>> single_object.pd_linux.  With the libdir loader, it'll behave just
>> like a multi-object.pd_linux library, and have the added bonus of
>> working namespace prefixes.
> Agreed.
> Roman
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