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Re: MariaDB 5.5 binary tarball packages and libaio


Hi, Kristian!

On Nov 25, Kristian Nielsen wrote:
> One option could be statically linking libaio. Now in general, static
> linking is a can of worms with many pitfalls, however for just libaio
> it might work (libaio.so is statically linked on my Debian Wheezy).
> However, I am not sure if this is safe in general, nor do I know how
> to make cmake link just libaio statically?

We can take the position that for correct integration of mariadb into OS
(and in particular, using OS dynamic libraries), one needs to use native
OS packages of mariadb - deb, rpm, whatever. And for tarballs all bets
are off.


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