Packaging policy for libtool .la files
mhlavink at redhat.com
Mon Feb 23 09:43:53 UTC 2009
On Sunday 22 February 2009 18:23:35 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> > Is there a set of packaging guidelines for libtool's .la files?
> > There seems to be some inconsistency here.
> > 1) libieee1284 and libieee1284-devel: .la files are installed by
> > libieee1284-devel rpm
> > 2) arts and arts-devel: .la files are installed by the arts rpm
> > 3) gnutls: the spec file removes and does not install the .la files
> #3 is the policy.
>ies (and no, the policy is not only for static libraries).
Are you sure it's not only for static libraries? If I understand you correctly
then there should be no .la files at all? I have a lot of them:
# find /usr/lib64/ | grep '\.la$' | wc -l
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