*.la files in xorg* packages

Tomasz Pala gotar at polanet.pl
Mon May 30 20:04:29 CEST 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 13:55:21 -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:

> Is it merely a matter of "bravery" or is there still a need for *.la?
> I'm asking the engineering, not the advocacy, question here:
> 	Are *.la files useful?

Yes, they are - for static building. As long as we support this feature
we must cope with it (or ship 'broken' static subpackages).

Tomasz Pala <gotar at pld-linux.org>

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