[Mageia-discuss] Removing .la files?

Christiaan Welvaart cjw at daneel.dyndns.org
Sat May 21 17:52:48 CEST 2011

On Sat, 21 May 2011, Dexter Morgan wrote:

> On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 3:13 PM, Balcaen John <mikala at mageia.org> wrote:
>> Le jeudi 5 mai 2011 22:04:11, Ahmad Samir a écrit :
>>> On 5 May 2011 18:33, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> And the first of the problems is gvfs failing to build:
>>> http://pkgsubmit.mageia.org/uploads/failure/cauldron/core/release/201105052
>>> 31626.ahmad.valstar.17058/log/gvfs-1.6.7-2.mga1/build.0.20110505231702.log
>>> Maybe it's a little too late in the release cycle of Mageia 1; it
>>> could be a goal for Mageia 2...
>>> I am reverting changes I did in glib2.0, since it's too low in the
>>> stack, I think more stuff will fail; this is from a clean chroot to
>>> building gvfs:
>>> $ grep /usr/lib64/libglib-2.0.la /usr/lib64/*.la | wc -l
>>> 20
>> mysql-workbench does not rebuild too :/
>> (missing .la files from cairomm)
> strange is that it builds in fedora that removed all .la

Not strange, there must be some other package that contains a .la file 
with a reference to cairomm. Only .la files that are not referenced 
anywhere can be removed. But doing that iteratively will get rid of all of 
them (unless there are circular references).


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