NOT installing the .la files

Michael Nottebrock lofi at freebsd.org
Wed Jun 14 15:38:16 UTC 2006


On Wednesday, 14. June 2006 16:29, Mikhail Teterin wrote:

> .la files are a workaround for "weird" and broken OSes. FreeBSD is neither.
> We don't need them.
>
> = There may be software which dosn't work without them.
>
> When/IF it ever emerges, the fix for it would be quite trivial...

No. Libtool archives reference other libtool archives. If you remove some of 
them, you're prone to get buildtime errors elsewhere during linking.

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