[ODE] Impossible static linking of libode

Mark Williams mark at image-engine.com
Tue Oct 23 14:40:15 MST 2007

> Hi,
> I have been trying to compile/linking statically the libode several
> days and I don't guess it.
> I compile/installed ode in my Ubuntu with the --enable-static option,
> and I have 2 libode - libode.a and libode.so. It seems that the "gcc
> doesn't see" the libode.a and then link with libode.so dynamically.
> It is possible to link libode statically with my application? And how?

Move the .so file aside while linking and gcc will pick up the .a file. 
I believe it prefers .so files over .a files if both are available at 
link time.


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