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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Oct 13 13:09:57 UTC 2006

Enrico Scholz wrote:
> Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat.com> writes:
>>>>> - .la files must be shipped in main package, not in -devel
>> ...
>> Aah, I think I see what you mean.
>> libfoo.la is a loadable module.
>> libbar.la is a library in a separate package that libfoo.la was linked
>> with.
>> Someone lt_dlopenext()s libfoo, and that fails if libbar.la is not
>> available.
>> Is this what you mean?
> yes

In my experience, this only fails if libfoo has undefined symbols.

-- Rex

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