LIBTOOL does not create static libraries
I have found out that libtool is configured with —disable-static in aports.
Libtool should have the ability to create static libraries,
for example I am creating a port of kodi for raspberry pi where such function of libtool is crucial.
(from redmine: issue id 10301, created on 2019-04-18, closed on 2019-04-22)