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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Sun Oct 15 16:16:33 UTC 2006

Enrico Scholz wrote:
> rdieter at math.unl.edu (Rex Dieter) writes:
>>>>> then they must be in main packages, not in -devel. This thread shows
>>>>> why.
>> ...
>> No, arts (and kde bits in general) are an exception, don't use them
>> to draw generalities.  In fact, in general, .la files (associated
>> with shared libs, no loadable modules), if packaged at all, belong in
>> -devel.
> No; .la files can be referred by .la modules and must be in main therefore
> (for Axel: when packaged at all). See rest of the thread.

Yeah, I read it, and I disagreed then (and still do), but hadn't
bothered to reply until now.

-- Rex

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