NOT installing the .la files

Mikhail Teterin mi+mx at
Wed Jun 14 20:16:45 UTC 2006

середа 14 червень 2006 12:09, Michael Nottebrock написав:
> Of such a buildtime error? No. Here's a line from an typical libtool
> archive:
> # Libraries that this one depends upon.
> dependency_libs=' -L/usr/local/lib -lz /usr/local/lib/ -lm'
> libtool will use that verbatim during linking.

I think, it will use that verbatim only if it detected the presence of earlier -- just as the literal "/usr/local" must be a 
configure-time setting.

The libiconv-1.9.2_1 installed on this computer, for example, did not come 
with a Yet everything seems to have built fine after it...

Unless there is a convincing example of things breaking without an .la file, 
these should be deleted. We went through more trouble over pkg-comment files.


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