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Re: libtool & rpath

Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> 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.


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