Re: Old Release goal: Getting rid of unneeded *.la / emptying dependency_libs
Neil Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It is far cleaner to simply not package the .la file than to mangle it
> with sed in debian/rules - my contention is that removing the file is
> the best solution to the harm done by the dependency_libs field.
If you removed an la file that is listed in another's packages la file
dependency_libs, the other package would be broken. You'll need to
clean up the latter's dependency_libs / remove its la_lile *first.*