[Fedora-packaging] Re: LibtoolArchives, v0.3

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 17 16:09:49 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 17:06 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> O
> My proposal is to allow *.la files to live and kindly divert people
> crying too loud about it to assist upstream in fixing the
> issues. Don't forget that there are already patches for dealing with
> 95% of our issues available.

I'm really not trying to rehash this thread, but the original reason for
nuking .la files was the nasty tendency they had of creating bogus (?)
dependency spirals of doom. Am I wrong in remembering that? If I'm not
wrong, has this been solved somehow?

If this is indeed still the case, why would we want to bring them back?


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