[Fedora-packaging] Re: Including a static library
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at greysector.net
Mon Sep 25 20:16:41 UTC 2006
On Monday, 25 September 2006 at 20:24, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 08:42 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > I'd say packaging static libs into separate *-static packages should be
> > > made mandatory to
> > > * make such dependencies apparent (otherwise the next maintainer will
> > > want to drop them from *-devel and nobody will notice until somebody who
> > > can't resist linking against them will yell).
> > > * avoid bloating the distro with unnecessary libs (Almost nobody will
> > > use them).
> > > * make packages providing static libs obvious.
> > Excellent logic (that I previously totally missed, which I will blame on
> > insufficient morning coffee). +1 to Ralf's suggestion for -static pkg.
> +1 from me as well.
Finally! Let me point out that PLD has been doing that for YEARS.
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