Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Nov 2009 23:05 UTC
Linux As we all know, Mac OS X has support for what is called 'fat binaries'. These are binaries that can carry code for for instance multiple architectures - in the case of the Mac, PowerPC and x86. Ryan Gordon was working on an implementation of fat binaries for Linux - but due to the conduct of the Linux maintainers, Gordon has halted the effort.
Permalink for comment 393639
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[6]: Always On the Cards
by Timmmm on Mon 9th Nov 2009 17:38 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Always On the Cards"
Member since:

Obviously you have never tried to make a completely static and non-trivial binary. Some libraries (e.g. freetype I think) explicitly do not support static linking. Static linking with the libstdc++ is also a nightmare.


and so on...

Reply Parent Score: 1