Re: devel files and libraries in /lib
Olaf van der Spek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Steve Langasek <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I don't think there's much room for argument at all, the FHS definition of
>> /lib is pretty clear. :)
>> Yes, this does cause problems for autotools and the like when it
>> comes time to install, since this FHS-mandated split between
>> /usr/lib and /lib isn't directly supported by automake. A burden
>> we must bear, unless someone wants to fix automake.
> What's the problem with fixing automake?
in a nutshell: I doubt anybody who has the knowledge to fix it cares,
and there is more to it than a
Installing it there is simple, making use of the installed files is not.
Have you ever written a pkgconfig file that properly handles the use case
where the static library lives lives in a different directory than the
dynamic one? (And don't limit yourself to directories in the linker
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