[SDL] Re: Cross-platform file system support
tomt64 at users.sf.net
Thu Aug 12 16:16:28 PDT 2004
The problem with static linking is the number of Linux distributions and
their dependencies. You may release a static version, but you'd
basically have to do it for every distro you want to support to be sure
the user wouldn't need to upgrade or install something else.
Simon Roby wrote:
>On August 12, 2004 1848, Alan Wolfe wrote:
>>cant you drop in a .so or something in linux?
>Why do this when you could just statically link to it? The zlib license does
>not prohibit this, in fact there are countless programs out there (both
>closed and open) that statically link to zlib. PhysFS uses the same license
>so it's no different.
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