Re: Release goal: Getting rid of unneeded *.la / emptying dependency_libs
* Julien BLACHE (firstname.lastname@example.org) [090823 11:53]:
> Andreas Barth <email@example.com> wrote:
> > send a mail to d-d-a with "how to do it" and a list of affected
> > packages, and then step-by-step file the appropriate bug reports
> > (only for packages which can dump their la-file).
> Please go ahead with that. It's going to be much much easier to remove
> the .la files if we have a coordinated effort and it'll greatly reduce
> the potential for breakages.
> I plan to take a look at what's needed to remove the .la files in my
> packages RSN, and it looks painful from where I stand right now.
I'll try to have an updated automatic list at least for i386 on one of
my pages. I also think the debhelper inclusion is a pre-dependency for
sending out the mails on d-d-a.