16
Feb
10

Static Library Sharing

If you’re trying to share a static library between iPhone and OS X projects — here’s how to go about it, demonstrated with openssl:

… The Release build process sets up a universal binary. Thus, using the common technique described above, the linker ends up trying to link a PPC build of your binary against our static openssl library, which was only building either i386, or ARMv6. If you are using the code and instructions we described in our SQLCipher tutorial to use SQLCipher in your iPhone project, and you decide to use that technique for a Mac OS X project, this problem will affect you (if you are building the standard universal binary on release builds)…

Handy stuff to figure out; or, if it actually is openssl in particular you’d like to share, simply grab openssl-xcode off github!

h/t: iPhoneFlow!


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