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Re: what is libmcrypt.la ?

On Sun, Aug 03, 2003 at 15:42:51 -0700, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> He is looking for libmcrypt.a but what is there is
> libmcrypt.la which comes from package libmcrypt4
> (testing). First time I hear of the .la extension.
> What is it?

As it says on its first line: "# libmcrypt.la - a libtool library file".

.la files contain information used when linking libraries or binaries using

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