How to install a software relying on taglib on a linux OS with out taglib?

berlinud berlinudberlinud at
Mon Aug 23 06:19:04 CEST 2010

I will find a computer with newly installed linux and check it out.
If that's true,it will save me much time.

On 8/23/10, Scott Wheeler <wheeler at> wrote:
> On Aug 22, 2010, at 9:40 AM, Glenn McCord wrote:
>> You can create a static library of taglib, and make sure your
>> application is linking against that, instead of a dynamic/shared
>> version of taglib which you probably have inside /usr/local/lib. This
>> will build the library into your application. When you compile taglib,
>> confligure will have some options for ensuring a static lib is built.
>> (--enabled-static)
>> Alternatively you can link against a dynamic/shared version of taglib
>> and provide it alongside your application for when it is run on a
>> different machine.
> You shouldn't actually need to do either of those:  taglib is packaged
> for virtually every linux distribution, so you'd just need to set
> taglib as a dependancy in the deb / rpm / ebuild / whatever of your
> software.
> -Scott
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