[OTR-dev] Re: Bug#411301: gaim DNS children die when gaim-otr is installed

Thibaut VARENE varenet at debian.org
Sun Jun 22 17:23:07 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 3:17 PM, Ian Goldberg <ian at cypherpunks.ca> wrote:

>> One solution would be to statically link libgcrypt into gaim-otr (so it
>> gets its own copies of global data).  Can one of the Debian people try
>> to build a package like that?
>> A better solution, of course, would be to make libgcrypt
>> sharing-friendly.  This had been discussed on libgcrypt's mailing list
>> a while back, but I don't know what, if anything, became of it.
> Has this been resolved in the debian package?  The upstream source has a
> "Makefile.static" that statically links libgcrypt into pidgin-otr.so.
> [D'oh.  The version of Makefile.static in the 3.2.0 release forgot to
> link in the new tooltipmenu.o file.  It's fixed in cvs.]

I still didn't get any feedback on the opportunity to statically link
something as security-sensitive as libgcrypt into the package...



Thibaut VARENE

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