Bug 58397 - libORBit.la file not included in binary rpm
libORBit.la file not included in binary rpm
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: ORBit (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2002-01-15 15:26 EST by Chris Chabot
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-15 15:40:13 EST
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Description Chris Chabot 2002-01-15 15:26:06 EST
When building ORBit-0.5.12 (rawhide of jan 14th), i noticed that the libORBit.la
file is not included in the %files part of the .spec file. This causes every
package that depends on it for building to fail.. (i noticed while recompiling
control-center & evolution).

the fix is simply to include %libdir/*.la ;-)
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-01-15 15:40:08 EST
It should only cause builds to fail if you have previously built another library
against a version of ORBit that _did_ contain *.la

I haven't decided yet if it's a bug to include .la or a bug to leave it out...
they mostly just cause problems and have no apparent benefit...
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2002-02-08 17:56:51 EST
OK, for now at least I've adopted the policy of "no .la files"

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