dfu-util and dfu-util_static wrt Debian?

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at openmoko.org
Wed Feb 27 16:03:28 CET 2008

On Wednesday 27 February 2008 15:50:39 Uwe Hermann wrote:
> Hi,
> I've done a Debian package for dfu-util and uploaded it, but it was
> rejected as it contained the dfu-util_static binary (in addition to
> dfu-util, the dynamically linked one).
> Is there some reason to ship the static version in Debian (or is there
> any reason to have the build system build/install that one at all)?

Well, the static versions are good for giving it to people who have different 
base systems. In a debian package it doesn't make much sense.

> Otherwise I'm going to re-upload the package without the statically
> linked binary, and the package should appear in Debian unstable in
> a few days or so.

Cool, thanks.


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