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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Oct 12 14:26:22 UTC 2006

Alexandre Oliva wrote:

>> 2.  Good thing we don't package static libs (or at least *strongly*
>> discouraged).
> This is too narrow a vision.
> Fedora is a major development platform for packages that ship
> libtool-using packages for many different platforms.
> If we break libtool such that it still works for us

I fail to see how simply not including static libs (or needless .la files)
in rpms shipped in Fedora, yields the conclusion that we're breaking

Or, are you arguing against the existing "no static lib" policy?

-- Rex 

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