xfce 4.2.1 packages available
bugs.michael at gmx.net
Mon Mar 21 02:48:29 UTC 2005
On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 15:56:04 -1000, Warren Togami wrote:
> We are almost ready to push XFCE 126.96.36.199. Only remaining question is if
> we want to totally remove the .la and/or .a files from the binary
> packages. Do we?
Certainly for directories which contain .so plugins, e.g. in the xfprint
package. I have strong doubts that static archives are needed in there.
Whether the libtool archives are needed in such directories depends on how
the .so files are loaded at run-time. Is it dlopen()? Then .la files are
not needed. Is it an old version of the ltdl library? Then it must be
checked whether it complains if no .la files are found.
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