Where is FreeBSD going?

Kirill Ponomarew krion at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 9 13:11:51 PST 2004


Hi,

On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 03:56:49PM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> > > > >     Also, I would have thought the Porter's handbook would e. g.
> > > > >     contain info on preventing installation of .la files (I
> > > > >     gathered from the ports@ list that they shouldn't be
> > > > >     installed), isn't this lack quite
> > > > >     obvious?
> > > > 
> > > > No, please raise this on the ports list.
> > > 
> > >     ok, cc'd to ports, Mail-Followup-To set.
> > 
> > A fix for this is given in
> > 	http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/porting.html
> > in the section entitled "Libtool Issues."
> 
>     www.freebsd.org/gnome/ is pehaps the last place I would be looking
>     in search for this. doesn't the para belong in porters-handbook?

Preventing installation of .la files is not always good, I
think also that this problem should be mentioned in
porters-handbook.

-Kirill
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