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Re: devel files and libraries in /lib

On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 5:11 PM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:
> For both libgpg-error-dev and libgcrypt11-dev you moved the .so symlink ,the *.a
> and *.la libtool files to /lib too.
> My original patch [1] for libcryptsetup (#604936) handled this diffently. It
> only moved the *.so.* files to /lib and kept all devel related files in
> /usr/lib. This looked like the right way to me.
> Afaicr I've never seen this documentented somewhere to do it this way and I'm
> wondering if this is indeed the agreed upon best practice and if we should
> document it somehow (policy, devref, whatever).

Isn't /lib only for files that should be available before /usr is mounted?


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