Bug#637758: Distributing static libraries

Fabian Greffrath fabian at greffrath.com
Mon Aug 15 10:04:08 UTC 2011

Am 15.08.2011 11:59, schrieb Reinhard Tartler:
> I could imagien as valid use caseto produce a (partly) statically built
> binary that works on a larger amount of distributions. But granted, we
> are now in the speculation area.

Well, whatever, I am *not against* providing static libraries. I just 
think that in these two specific cases at hand, mp4v2 and libdvdcss, 
it does not make any sense. Linking against libmp4v2 does nearly 
always result in a license violation and linking against libdvdcss 
may, well, you know...

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