Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.2-BETA Released

Igor Brezac igor at
Thu Dec 4 10:41:36 EST 2003

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Luca Olivetti wrote:

> Rob Siemborski escribi=F3:
> > On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Rob Siemborski escribi?:
> >>
> >>>I'm pleased to announce the release of Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.2-BETA.
> >>
> >>Is it normal that 2.2.2 binaries are 3..5 times the size of the binar=
> >>in 2.1.X (not all of them)?
> >>e.g. arbitron is 701208 bytes in 2.2.2-BETA, 115832 bytes in 2.1.16 (=
> >>the same difference, more or less, applies to chk_cyrus, ctl_cyrusdb,
> >>ctl_deliver, etc.), while imapd is more or less the same size.
> >>It's a problem of my configuration or it is because there are things
> >>compiled with -g?
> >
> >
> > Many of the command line utilities now link libcyrus, where they didn=
> > before, which can cause this difference (it is a static link).
> Is there any way to make it into a shared library?

Yes, but why?

You can hack Makefiles or add -fPIC to CFLAGS and build the shared librar=
from libcyrus.a.  You will need to relink the command line utils with the
shared library.


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