[Numpy-discussion] building numpy with atlas on ubuntu edgy

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Wed Apr 18 23:20:20 CDT 2007

On 4/18/07, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> Charles R Harris wrote:
> > I'm wondering if the static libraries could simply be compiled with the
> > -fPIC flag and linked with the program to produce the dynamic library.
> > The static libraries are just collections of *.o files, so I don't see
> > why that shouldn't work.
> I don't think there is a reason why it *wouldn't* work; it's just that one
> needs
> to do "gcc -shared" to make a .so and that flag also tells the linker to
> choose
> .so's over .a's for the libraries that get linked into the target .so.

The linker picks dynamic over static even without the -shared flag. I think
that putting the static libraries in their own directory *without* the
dynamic libraries might do the trick. Hmm... something to try.

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