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Re: [PATCH] Don't install .la files when --no-la-files is used

From: Dan Nicholson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Don't install .la files when --no-la-files is used
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2008 07:31:47 -0800

On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 3:38 PM, Bob Friesenhahn
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I feel like today I just watched the movie "Groundhog Day" another 20 times.
>  This topic re-emerges just as often as the one about whether list replies
> should default to the original sender, or to the list.
> It seems that there is an issue for Linux distribution maintainers. What
> needs to be done about it so that this topic does not come up so often?

I haven't followed the topic for that long, but it think this is that
patch Debian uses which many other distros have picked up:

So, what would it take to get something like that upstream? Obviously,
it would first have to be ported to 2.2. Then, it seems to me that it
should probably use a feature test rather than a platform glob. I
think Ralf called this transitive dependency closures.


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