I’m building a C extension on Mac OS X and I notice that the Makefile
created by mkmf prefers dynamic libraries over static ones.
For example, given this line in my extconf.rb file:
And these installed libraries:
The Makefile always choose s the “dylib” version… I can force it to
choose the static version and link statically to it by deleting or
moving the other libraries, but I’d like to know: is there a way to
explicitly specify my preference for the static version of the library
in my extconf.rb file?