Bug#310226: [Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#310226: octave2.9: FTBFS: linking a shared lib to a static lib fails.

Kurt Roeckx Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be>, 310226@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 9 Jun 2005 20:21:33 +0200

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 07:52:02PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> As README.Debian explains, glpk is not reentrant, so there cannot be a
> shared library. So one could either try to fix that (which is probably
> difficult), or build a nonshared PIC library. Is that also possible
> with libtool?

Reentrancy has nothing to do with a shared lib.  There are alot
of shared libs out that that aren't reentrant.  I think you have
to do rather strange things not to able to make a shared lib.