The static libraries changes passed two weeks ago have now been
officially written into the Guidelines_. These changes are:
1) If the library you depend on only provides a static library, you can
link to it without asking FESCo provided that your BuildRequires is for
the -devel subpackage. BuildRequire'ing the -devel means the subpackage
will link against the dynamic library when/if it becomes available. If
you BuildRequire the -static version you still must make your request of
2) You are now asked to add yourself to the initialcclist of any library
that you are linking to statically (whether via BR: -static or one of
the exceptions) so that you will be more aware of any security issues
that arise in the library.
There will be an outage starting at 2007-07-10 03:00 UTC, which will last
approximately 2 hours.
To convert UTC to your local time, take a look at
or run: date -d '2007-07-10 03:00 UTC'
CVS / Source Control
Reason for Outage:
Upgrading db1 and moving services to db2. This is a substantial change, please be patient.
Please join #fedora-admin in irc.freenode.net or respond to this email to track
the status of this outage.