Manuel Wolfshant píše v So 03. 01. 2009 v 16:39 +0200:
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
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> Some time ago there was a long thread regarding libtool files which
> started with why dia has .la files.
> I was unable to respond to that thread since i was travelling at that
> time. In the mean time it seems that someone removed the .la files from
> dia according to the fedora packaging policy.
> However now dia crashes with an error message, i have done some
> preliminary investigation ( Ref BZ 475992 ) and it seems that the
> source is looking at the la files to determine the libs.
> I am going to talk to upstream to see if this behaviour can be changed.
> However my question is in case they dis-agree what are the options do we
> Do we bring the .la files back so that dia works ?
tough choice... what should we select, a working application with .la
files included, or a nicely-packaged-but-crashing app ?
IMHO a working application is always preferred :-) But the plugin
loading mechanism can be checked why it requires the *.la files.