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Re: static linking and opportunistic dynamic linking problem

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 02:23:26PM +0000, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> It looks like providing .la and pkg-config files to explain how to build
> it statically
> looks like necessary. newt doesn't ordinarily use libtool, so I need to
> generate a .la
> file and include it in the libnewt-dev. Currently testing this solution.

No, please provide *only* a .pc file for pkg-config; libtool's .la semantics
suck and are resistant to fixing for backwards-compatibility reasons.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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