Re: Release goal: Getting rid of unneeded *.la / emptying dependency_libs
* Andreas Barth (firstname.lastname@example.org) [090825 00:46]:
> * Andreas Barth (email@example.com) [090824 22:25]:
> > So I'd recommend maintainers of packages with:
> > 1. "no flag" to remove the la-file on next occasion
> > 2. only "dependency_libs" to remove their la-file RSN, because they
> > block removal of the la-files on another package (this flag can be
> > wrongly hit if a package depends only on itself - but well,
> > dropping the la-file is recommended as well here as with 1.)
> > 3. only "depended-on" to do nothing at this time
> > 4. with both "dependency_libs depended-on" to use
> > sed -i "s,^dependency_libs=.*,dependency_libs='',"
> > on all their la-files (I took care that self-dependencies don't
> > appear in this category, but rather in 1 or 2).
> and updated in () the packages that depend on the current package.
Updated the list again, this time to http://ries.debian.org/~aba/la/
and will automatically update twice per day. A dd-list will follow
soon - not today though (will probably integrate it in the
~200-lines-python-script I'm running now)
I also added links-not-existing-la which means that this package
has la-files that reference to la-files that are not in Debian, at
least not in unstable on that architecture.
The lists are now generated for i386, amd64, armel, and triggering a
flag on one architecture triggers it in the final output.