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Re: moving .so, headers and .a libs to -devel bugreports



Arjan van de Ven (arjan fenrus demon nl) said: 
> On Tue, 2006-08-22 at 22:51 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have opened many bugs asking for creation of -devel packages for some
> > packages that don't have one but ship static library, headers or .so links.
> > 
> > I have filled some others to have the .so links go in -devel subpackages and 
> > not main package. 
> 
> I wonder if this could be automated in a way that is similar to how
> debuginfo is generated; eg some sort of global rpm macro that just does
> the entire -devel spew with at most 1 line in the spec...

Well, for any of these you'd want to make sure that it's something you
want to *expose* devel headers for them. The fix might be to remove
the headers/.a/.so rather than move them to -devel....

Bill


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