[Fedora-packaging] exemptions for .la files in some -devel packages ?
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Apr 9 00:56:53 UTC 2007
Jeremy Hinegardner wrote:
> I'm doing a couple of Merge Reviews for apr and apr-util and there
> seems to be an issue over the inclusion of the .la files in the
> apr-devel and apr-util-devel rpms.
> According to the Review Guidelines .la files are NOT allowed, but I have
> been informed via the bugzilla tickets that the .la files in these
> packages are required and cannot be removed.
>  - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225253
>  - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225254
There are always exceptions, though I'll take a closer look myself
tomorrow. I would venture that apr/apr-util is fixable, whether that
means moving the .la files to -static or omitting altogether.
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