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Re: Hardcoding of .la file paths in .la files

On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 10:26:45AM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 01:33:01AM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
>  > Does anyone happen to know why .la files hardcode the paths to .la
>  > files that they depend on?
>  Anal-retentiveness wrt using the exact same library originaly used.
>  > This is about to bite Debian hard with some of the XFree86 libraries
>  > moving to /usr/lib.
>  Can you be more specific?

-rw-r--r--          22k  2003-10-07 01:49  libxrender1_0.8.3-1_i386.deb

The new version of libXrender moves from /usr/X11R6/lib to /usr/lib
which has already started to cause build failures... :\  I am not
certain if Branden plans to move any others to /usr/lib, but if he does
hopefully he will do it very soon.


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