packages: cairo/cairo-link.patch, cairo/cairo.spec - 1.10.0 - merged from d...

Tomasz Pala gotar at
Sat Sep 18 13:56:24 CEST 2010

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 10:26:35 +0200, Jakub Bogusz wrote:

> We have some options:
> - preserve status quo, keeping *.la in -devel


> - modify libtool not to use *.la for dynamic linking and keep them in
>   -devel

~0 unless this has a chance to go mainstream. Anyone knows if such issue
was reported there and idea rejected or simply not discussed?

> - remove *.la only for libraries with proper pkgconfig support,
+5 - this step can be safely done regardless of 'the rest'...
>   keep the rest in -devel
-1 for this (just like the top)

> - remove all library *.la and -static packages

+1 - this also simplifies builds and releases storage. Do we have any
FTP stats on *-static downloads? If noone uses them there's no point in
wasting resources.

Tomasz Pala <gotar at>

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