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.