Subject: Re: does it matter to have unused *.a libs in a package?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/2003 10:08:08
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> What about .a files that aren't used?
> For example, my scribus-1.1.1 package using LIBTOOL_OVERRIDE now adds:
> lib/scribus/libs/libabout.a, libpreferences.a, libpostscript.a, and so on.
> As far as I know, no other software would use these scribus-specific
> library archives.
> Does it matter?
> Or should I patch this scribus so libtool doesn't build and install the .a
> libraries? (If so, any hints on a libtool option?)
If the application is nice enough to open up it's interfaces, why not make
them available. I'd say leave them in, if someone wants them.
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