[Bf-committers] Static linux version, drop?

Ken Hughes khughes at pacific.edu
Fri May 22 16:38:18 CEST 2009

Campbell Barton wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Ken Hughes <khughes at pacific.edu> wrote:
>> Campbell Barton wrote:
>>> The Mesa library in src/mesa/ is MIT licensed,  GLU (src/glu/mesa) is
>>> GPL so it should be ok, is there any difference from static linking to
>>> including the libs? - both include the lib in blender.
>> The only difference for my build would be copying the mesa shared libs
>> into the lib directory and your script into the main directory.
>> Ken
> sorry, I meant difference license wise, can be done with scons eventually,
> this could also be useful if we want to include other libs with
> blender that are not statically linked currently like OpenAL, OpenEXR
> or libpython
I don't know that there is any difference from linking statically or 
dynamically, that's why I asked.

So should I do the the next release build this way?  One dynamic build 
with the shared mesa libs and a script for using them?


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