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Re: Problem with static linking
Zachary Turner wrote:
> Hello, I've been trying to write a program that links to static
> libraries, and I've been having a lot of difficulties. Was wondering
> if someone can help me identify what's going wrong.
> The codebase is large, but is new to linux. It was originally
> developed on windows and then ported to linux. It makes heavy use of
> C++, STL, and boost and we'd like to (if possible) link *everything*
> statically. This means libc, libgcc, libstdc++, boost, libpthread,
Ian Taylor has explained that the messages about libc are spurious, so
you can either ignore those or install some kind of a Valgrind exception.
However, I really implore you: by all means link statically to everything
else, but leave libc dynamically linked. I'm not aware of any reason not
to link libc dynamically, and not doing so leads to a ton of problems.