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wiringPi is no-longer shipped with the ability to statically link it.
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Many reasons but the biggest issue is people who have statically linked
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wiringPi into their product - for example a Pi UPS device or a Tetris-like
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game and not subsequently shipped their modified sources. These people are
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no better than common thieves with complete disregard to the conditions
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of the LGPL that wiringPi ships with.
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Additionally, many think it's a good idea to statically link wiringPi
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into their favourite language - like Node, and Java and other itsy bitsy
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little things. These people have a complete and utter disregard to what
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happens underneath when e.g. the Linux kernel changes on the Pi then
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wiringPi stops as it depends on some Pi kernel features, then the poor
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user get in-touch with me and I've had over 10,000 emails so-far and
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it's now beyond a joke.
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DO NOT STATICALLY LINK WIRINGPI.
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Gordon Henderson, March 2018.