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Re: binary and libraries in the same package

On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 08:13:42PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 02:31:03PM +0200, Tommaso Moroni wrote:
> > The program dact (http://www.rkeene.org/files/oss/dact/release/dact-0.8.39.tar.gz)
> > creates both a binary and a library.
> > What should I do when packaging this program? Should I package it as a library or 
> > as a single binary? 
> Anything that goes in /usr/lib directly must be in a package on its
> own.

The program actually puts two of its libs in /usr/lib as well as in /usr/lib/dact, so
something like ./configure --libdir=/dev/null in debian/rules is a possible solution, as
the program uses the libraries in /usr/lib/dact.

Is there a cleaner way to do it?

Tommaso Moroni

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