Re: libtool & rpath
Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > an easy fix for that? Splitting the packages is a possibility, but
> > libgeda is of absolutely no use on its own yet, and I don't think there
> > is anything for a libgeda-dev.
> I have found this in the policy:
> 4.3 Shared libraries
> Packages involving shared libraries should be split up into several
> binary packages.
> This suggests that the split is mandated by policy.
Actually, I think this section of policy should be reviewed. There are
some limited situations (and this is one) where there is no point to have
a separate shared library package, but it does make sense to compile a
program with shared libraries.