On Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:31:09 AM EDT Jeroen Ooms wrote: > I maintain static libraries for libpq for the R programming language > (we need static linking to ship with the binary packages). > Unfortunately currently the standard postgres makefile only generates > a shared library for libpq, not a static one. > > In order to make a static library I always manually edit > ./src/interfaces/libpq/Makefile and add a target: > > libpq.a: $(OBJS) > ar rcs $@ $^ > > And then run 'make libpq.a' in the libpq directory. > > This works but it's a bit of a pain to maintain. I was wondering if > this hack could be merged so that the standard 'configure > --enable-static' script would install a static library for libpq > alongside the shared one.
I have no idea what the consensus about this is, but providing a patch file and registering it at https://commitfest.postgresql.org/ increases your chances. I wish you good luck hacking autoconf hell (which is what you'll need to do to get the command line switch) though (*shudder*). -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers