NOT installing the .la files

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at
Wed Jun 14 10:33:35 UTC 2006

Michael Nottebrock <lofi at> writes:

> On Tuesday, 13. June 2006 23:02, Matthias Andree wrote:
>> Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at> writes:
>> > As already visible in the mail you reply to: I agree that it is a good
>> > idea to keep libtool as close as possible to the upstream version.
>> Can we as port maintainers take this - and other relevant posts - as the
>> "go ahead" for not jumping hoops to remove .la files if some third-party
>> software we port installs them?
> Absolutely.

Hmmm... still no consensus. So I'll just leave my ports alone until
consensus is reached. I've never understood what was so terribly wrong
about .la files anyways. Unneeded perhaps but as long as they don't
break anything, why bother.

Matthias Andree

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