On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 01:30:10PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote: > Example: libc6-dev contains both the include files and the static > libraries. I guess that the include files are used by almost everybody > who has this package installed, while I could not say the same for the > static libraries. > > Does this mean that libc6-dev has to be splitted also? (Please look at the > installed size of libc6-dev, and compare it with the installed size of > gettext). Isn't xlibg6g-static precedence for this? I don't think it's a bad idea at all, personally. xlib6g contains shared libraries and locale files, xlib6g-dev contains imake, include files, .so symlinks and some static libraries, and I assume xlib6g-static just contains the rest of the static libraries (libX11.a et al). SRH -- Steve Haslam Debian GNU/Linux email@example.com orbit, gnome-libs, gnome-core, gnome-control-center, gdm, p3nfs, theme-convertors, device3dfx. what, me worry?
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