[Fedora-packaging] Re: libtool(.la) archive policy proposal

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu Oct 12 10:58:24 UTC 2006

Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net (Axel Thimm) writes:

> Revisting the root of evil. What exactly is wrong with not removing
> all *.la files?

- .la files must be shipped in main package, not in -devel
- they add untracked dependencies to the rpm packages: when B was built
  against A which has libA.la, B will stop to work when A does not ship
  libA.la anymore (e.g. because it uses now cmake).
- .la files are not required


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