On Wed, Jul 01, 2020 at 04:33:27PM +0200, Thomas Monjalon wrote: > 01/07/2020 16:30, Thomas Monjalon: > > 30/06/2020 16:14, Bruce Richardson: > > > Rather than setting -Bstatic in the linker flags when doing a static link, > > > and then having to explicitly set -Bdynamic again afterwards, we can > > > update > > > the pkg-config file to use -l:libfoo.a syntax to explicitly refer to the > > > static library in question. Since this syntax is not supported by meson's > > > pkg-config module directly, we can post-process the .pc files instead to > > > adjust them. > > > > > > Once done, we can simplify the examples' makefiles and the docs by > > > removing > > > the explicit static flag. > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richard...@intel.com> > > > Acked-by: Luca Boccassi <bl...@debian.org> > > > Acked-by: Sunil Pai G <sunil.pa...@intel.com> > > > --- > > > --- a/buildtools/pkg-config/meson.build > > > +++ b/buildtools/pkg-config/meson.build > > > +# the pkg-config file generated is not best tuned for static linking so > > > +# use a script to adjust the linker flags > > > +run_command(py3, 'set-static-linker-flags.py', check: true) > > > > The comment could be made more precise: > > # For static linking with dependencies as shared libraries, > > # the static libraries must be flagged explicitly. > > Even better: > > > # For static linking with dependencies as shared libraries, > > # the internal static libraries must be flagged explicitly. > Should "dependencies" be clarified as "external" or "non-DPDK" dependencies?