[GEDI] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/6] configure: Try to fix --static linking

Philippe Mathieu-Daudé philmd at redhat.com
Fri Jun 14 15:17:08 UTC 2019

On 6/14/19 4:30 PM, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 at 14:58, Alex Bennée <alex.bennee at linaro.org> wrote:
>> It would be nice to have a --static-user config flag and deprecate the
>> --static flag. I don't think there is a decent use case for system
>> emulation targets.
> It would be really tricky to build half with static and half
> without: our configure and build system really assumes that
> fundamental stuff like "what libraries" and "what compiler flags"
> are the same across the whole of the build.
> Is --static-user really much better than:
>  * allow --static --disable-system --disable-tools
>  * forbid --static without --disable-system --disable-tools
>  * require users to build the static usermode binaries separately
>    from the system/tools build
> (which is in practice what we have now) ?
> Debian wants both static usermode and non-static usermode
> binaries, so they'd still need to build multiple times anyway.

Glad to read, so the v2 of this series is worthful.

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