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Re: #38544: Gettext solution (Was: Re: gettext packages)



On Wed, Jun 02, 1999 at 07:25:37PM +0100, Steve Haslam wrote:
> 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).

Please, don't ever bring up X in a Santiago thread if you can help it.  It
will just remind him to go on another of his hysterical harangues against
me for not bowing to his will.

I inherited the practice of splitting out the -static packages; it wasn't a
decision I made.  I wasn't sure if I should stick with it or not, since it
is technically against policy, but didn't feel strongly enough about it to
change anything.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson              |   "Why do we have to hide from the police,
Debian GNU/Linux                 |   Daddy?"
branden@ecn.purdue.edu           |   "Because we use vi, son.  They use
cartoon.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |   emacs."

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