[gmx-users] dynamic libraries and static libraries
jcb1 at um.es
Tue Jan 10 09:40:57 CET 2012
As far as I know, static libraries are linked during compilation, thus
are part of your installation, while shared libraries are linked during
execution. The latter lead to, somehow, more "robust" binaries, as once
they are compiled they have (almost) no dependences, while the latter
save memory (as indicated by the configure script), since you use
libraries you already have in your system and you don't have to
reinstall them again inside your program.
To enable/disable the use of shared libraries use --enable-shared (which
is the default from gromacs 4.5.x) or --disable-shared along with the
El 10/01/12 07:38, Dialing Pretty escribió:
> Dear All,
> For GROMACS, what will be the difference by using static libraries and
> dynamic libraries? How can I install the static libraries and how can
> I install the dynamic libraries in GROMACS?
> I am looking forward to getting your reply.
Javier CEREZO BASTIDA
Universidad de Murcia
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