[ATrpms-users] Re: libxml2.la not in libxml2-devel RPM
fpikus at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 10:12:59 CEST 2005
On 7/17/05, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 07:41:19PM -0700, Fedor Pikus wrote:
> > I tried to build the latest Dia and could not because
> > /usr/lib/libxml2.la is missing. I checked rpmfind, it's in everybody's
> > version of libxml2-devel (Fedora, Mandrake, DAG, etc) except for
> > ATRPMs. Is it an oversight, or there's a reason for dropping it?
> There is a crusade at Red Hat to remove all *.la files since one or
> two years. The packages at ATrpms are based on Red Hat's and are
> trying to be as compatible as possible. I.e. the killing of *.la is
> inherited from Red Hat's policies.
Inetersting, considering that libxml2.la is present in FC
packages for libxml2-devel. So if I downgrade libxml2 to FC1 updates
version, I should be able to build dia.
> Personally I don't follow this, but still try to stay compatible. :(
> Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fedor G Pikus (fpikus at gmail.com)
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