Re: Development packages.
Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> We shouldn't be recommending providing staticlly linked libs for people
> to use, even in the 'fast moving' case- if it's that fast then it
> probably shouldn't be in Debian and that's just life.
> .la files shouldn't be included in anything, they're just plain broken.
Even with static libraries? The .la does contain dependency
information. I know that using pkg-config .pc files can eliminate
this case, but not everything using libtool is using pkg-config yet.
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