Static linking build problems

Tim Wilkinson tim at
Tue Sep 29 13:36:45 PDT 1998


Yes it's suprisingly difficult to make the 1.0b2 release - however all being
well we should make it by the end of this week or tbe beginning of next.


> Hello!
> > I've downloaded a copy of Kaffe v1.0 available under the GPL, and tried to
> > build it.  I ran into unexepected problems:
> >
> > On an i386-linux machine, a straightforward build seems to work just fine.
> > However, if I use the "--with-staticlib" option when running the configure
> Is it so diffucult to release 1.0b2? It is well known that 1.0b1 has
> problems in some configurations including --with-staticlib. Of course,
> Kaffe should be tested in some uncommon configurations including
> --with-staticlib and --with-engine=intrp.
> I believe that even daily snapshots are more stable and functional that
> 1.0 beta 1.
> Sincerely,
> Pavel Roskin

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