On Monday, 25 September 2006 at 20:24, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 08:42 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > I'd say packaging static libs into separate *-static packages should be
> > made mandatory to
> > * make such dependencies apparent (otherwise the next maintainer will
> > want to drop them from *-devel and nobody will notice until somebody who
> > can't resist linking against them will yell).
> > * avoid bloating the distro with unnecessary libs (Almost nobody will
> > use them).
> > * make packages providing static libs obvious.
> Excellent logic (that I previously totally missed, which I will blame on
> insufficient morning coffee). +1 to Ralf's suggestion for -static pkg.
+1 from me as well.
Finally! Let me point out that PLD has been doing that for YEARS.
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