[Fedora-packaging] Re: paragraph on shipping static numerical libs updated

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Sat Jun 2 21:24:07 UTC 2007

>>>>> "AT" == Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> writes:

AT> The problem is that the packager of libfoofastmem may not know
AT> that building the unpackaged supernumberbar and bazcrunch requires
AT> libfoofastmem. E.g. the people that know where a static lib is
AT> needed are not the packagers, but the consumers.

That line of reasoning leads to us shipping every static library we
possibly can, just because something we don't know about might use it.

Either the packager knows the static library is needed, or someone's
going to have to tell them it's needed.

 - J<

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