mp3 update

Reece Dunn msclrhd at
Thu Aug 13 13:43:40 CDT 2009

2009/8/13 Juan Lang <juan.lang at>:
>> How hard is it to make a configure option whether to link to libmpg123
>> dynamically or statically, and probably default to dynamic linking(not
>> dlopen).
>> That way package providers can build a package that doesn't need extra
>> dependencies, self-compilers(where build system == runtime system) don't need
>> two copies of the library on their HD, and distribution providers can decide
>> what to do with their own wine package.
> I don't get the benefit.  Disk space, in this day and age?  Developer
> resources are a much bigger constraint.  Please, no additional
> configure options if we don't need them.

The reason you'd want to use dynamic linking is to ease security fix
updates. If a flaw is found in libmpg123 that allows remote code
execution (for example), any package that has its own version, or that
statically links it into the program, needs updating, rebuilding and

- Reece

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