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Re: libtool cruft in .la files in /usr/lib

On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 05:04:00PM +0200, enrico@debian.org wrote:
> Hello,
> If you try to do a "grep debian /usr/lib/*.la", you'll find that some
> libraries point to the directory they were installed to by the make
> install command in debian/rules.  Some of such libs are libkaffevm.la,
> liblber.la libldap.la, libldap_r.la, libmng.la, libpaper.la and others.
> Two questions:
>  1) Should this thing be reported as a bug?
>  2) How hould debian/rules be changed so that libtool writes the correct
>     path in the .la files?

No, it's a bug in libtool.  No one has come up with a fix for it yet
however.  It probably requires telling libtool more about what is a
build directory and what is an install directory.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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