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Re: Question regarding policy (11.2)

On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 02:49:33PM -0800, Brian Nelson wrote:

> Note that, looking at the aspell package, I don't think it has
> included the static library in years, if ever, but no bug report has
> ever been filed.  Likewise, I would expect that there is little or no
> demand for static libraries for many packages in Debian.
> It would make more sense to me to only include static libraries for
> the important, more commonly-used libraries.

Elimination of static libraries would reduce overall options.  Why not
move the static libraries to their own package, as someone else
previously suggested?  This would still allow those that want them to
have them and those that don't to avoid them.

Jamin W. Collins

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