What are *.so files? It used to be *.a files.
I found an rpm file for Lapack. There, the archived file is not
liblapack.a, but liblapack.so. What is the postfix "so"? Can I just
use this file as if it is *.a file?
G. Hugh Song
*.so files are shared libraries (aka DLLs). *.a files are staticQuote:
>What are *.so files? It used to be *.a files.
Just use -L<path to lib directory containingliblapack.so> -llapack inQuote:
>I found an rpm file for Lapack. There, the archived file is not
>liblapack.a, but liblapack.so. What is the postfix "so"? Can I just
>use this file as if it is *.a file?
As for what 'so' stands for? Dunno - Shared Object?
>G. Hugh Song
Is linking a static library to another static library possible?
I have a static library, bar.a. I have another library foo.a that uses
some of the functions in bar.a
Could someone show me how I can link foo.a to bar.a?
On Solaris, I get "embedded archive not possible". I think under AIX,
linking an archive to another archive is possible. Is this a
In the FAQ, it talks about exploding both static archives into another
directory and then recombining them. Is this the problem I'm
encountering? What if I'm unable to do this?
Thanks for any help,
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