[Fedora-packaging] paragraph on shipping static numerical libs

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Sun May 27 15:10:22 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-05-27 at 10:15 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:

> I only advocate shipping static libraries, no statically linked packages
> against those libraries. These libs are for use for locally compiled 
> programs, not for packages shipped with fedora. So no maintainance
> issue.

The obvious question is, if this is only for locally compiled programs,
why not compile the necessary static libraries locally as well ? Why
should we carry that burden ?

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