Working with Static Libraries
In this chapter, I will review the typical life cycle in dealing with static libraries. I will start with simple guidelines for creating static library, then I will provide the overview of typical use case scenarios, and finally I will take a closer look at certain expert-level design tips and tricks.
Creating Static Library
A static library is created when the object files created by compiler from the set of source files are bundled together into a single archive file. This task is performed by a tool called an archiver.
Creating Linux Static Library
On Linux, the archiver tool, called simply ar, is available ...