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

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Sat Oct 14 12:05:17 UTC 2006

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

>> >> ... and that you have to put .la files into main packages (which is
>> >> adding untracked dependencies) and you slow down module loading...
> ...
> The standard procedure until now is to have *.la files in *-devel
> files

no; standard procedure until now is to remove .la files.

When we allow .la files when they are not needed, then they must be in
main packages, not in -devel. This thread shows why.

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