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Re: Bug#264403: rpvm: FTBFS m68k: /usr/lib/pvm3/conf/LINUXR68R.def: No such file or directory

Hi, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> In some cases, it is acceptable for a library to be available in static form
> only; these cases include:
> [...]
>   * libraries which are explicitly intended to be available only in
>     static form by their upstream author(s)
IMHO that case covers "Upstream has a valid reason for only providing
static libs", not "Upstream is stupid / broken / clueless".

The discussion so far seems to indicate that the latter is true.

Matthias Urlichs

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