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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Oct 12 19:57:19 UTC 2006

Alexandre Oliva wrote:

> I'm not arguing against the "no static lib" policy, and I'm not
> arguing against removing .la files.  I'm only arguing against patching
> libtool in ways that have negative consequences for other OSes,
> because this would affect Fedora users that develop on Fedora and
> expect the libtool in it to deliver them portability to other OSes.

Ah, and you must've missed that I qualified the use of ignoring 
dependancy_libs only on platforms that *can* (ie, linux) and not using 
it in the case of static linking.  (:

-- Rex

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