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Re: netcdf .a location



On Thu, 12 May 2005 16:32:42 -0400, Ed Hill wrote:

> The history of the netCDF packaging efforts are archived for your
> reading pleasure at:
> 
>   https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1874
> 
> My view is that the current arrangement is entirely usable (even if it
> might be less-than-perfect) and I'm not at all interested in having
> another "where-do-the-files-go" re-hash.  So, unless theres an actual
> bug or a violation of Fedora Extras policies [which I trust Michael
> would point out--hes very astute! ;-)], I'm in no hurry to shuffle
> things around.

FWIW, I still like the %{_libdir}/netcdf-3/{include,lib} proposal made
there. ;o)

Namespace pollution is not much of an issue with NetCDF, as all but one
file in netcdf-devel are prefixed with "netcdf". Piping header files
directly into top-level include directory is not nice in either case,
regardless of whether other software does it, too.

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