[Fedora-packaging] exemptions for .la files in some -devel packages ?

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Mon Apr 9 16:27:52 UTC 2007

>>>>> "RD" == Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> writes:

RD> The only hint of his motivation I've found (so far) was in the
RD> neon merge review on this same topic:
RD> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/226189 "- the .la file is part of the
RD> defined interface so will not be dropped. (it's used by
RD> third-party apps via "neon-config --la-file"

RD> I'm not sure I buy this argument, and I'd argue 3rd party apps
RD> should be fixed to not rely on the .la file(s) being present.

Well, I bought the argument in that review, perhaps too easily.  I
didn't feel like yet another argument with a maintainer @redhat.com
and I assumed that he actually had examples of things that would

If someone feels more up to the argument than I, feel free to comment

 - J<

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