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Re: Dia has .la files



On Sat, 01 Nov 2008 08:33:31 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> Also, as Patrice erroneously points out, some packages will break
> without the *.la files.  I have yet to see a package where that's
> actually a "needs" case.  However, I have seen places where the upstream
> code looks for the *.la file when libltdl (the libtool library) is
> willing to look for either the *.so or the *.la.

There are old libltdl libs that don't work if the libtool archives
are missing. The packagers of such apps should know about that.

The other case where removing libtool archives causes breakage is
if there are inter-library dependencies in the .la files. Then you
need to remove all .la files.


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