Augie Fackler <> writes:

>> On Dec 1, 2016, at 17:07, Sean Farley <> wrote:
>> Augie Fackler <> writes:
>>>> On Dec 1, 2016, at 08:53, Neal Becker <> wrote:
>>>> Fedora guidelines: All packages whose upstreams allow them to be built 
>>>> against system libraries must be built against system libraries.
>>>> So if zstd could become a standard system library it would have to be 
>>>> unbundled.
>>> That should be possible some day, but today we're depending on an as-yet 
>>> unstable API that requires static linking against a specific version of the 
>>> library. Is that sufficient to prevent unbundling for now?
>> Well, that's problematic for me since I've already added zstd as a
>> system lib in MacPorts (under the, I believe, fair assumption) that this
>> would be easy to override and link against.
> It won't hurt anything to have it there, it just won't help you until zstd 
> stabilizes their API and we can get on the stable API.
> It was a fair assumption, except for all the discussion both here and on 
> indygreg's patches which made it clear that it wasn't ;)

I don't understand why there isn't a switch to enable this? When I read
the patches, I thought that was the goal? I'm a bit disappointed in this
situation now and retract my support of vendoring zstd.
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