[Mageia-discuss] Removing .la files?

Funda Wang fundawang at gmail.com
Thu May 5 14:46:29 CEST 2011

2011/5/5 Reinout van Schouwen <reinout at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> In the "build it yourself instructions" for Gnome 3, it says that
> Mandriva users need to remove .la files first:
> http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell/RemovingLaFiles
> Apparently this is also the case for Mageia. Debian has made it a
> release goal to remove .la files:
> http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals/LAFileRemoval
> So, if they're mostly causing trouble, are there any reasons to keep
> .la files in Mageia?

And, may those files be removed automatically in the steps after
installation, like what is currently done for perl module's doc.

> --
> Reinout van Schouwen
> http://vanschouwen.info/

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