Re: A plan to get rid of unnecessary package dependencies
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 02:10:01PM -0500, Peter Samuelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> [Loïc Minier]
> > Can't we just tell people to not use *.la files for static linking?
> The problem is that .la files provide a way to pull in all the
> dependent libraries for static linking, and unless you also ship .pc
> files, there is no other automated way to do this. Some people
> apparently care about this capability, which is why we can't just
> delete _all_ .la files _now_.
Why not add support for Libs.private in libtool ?