[ITP] ploticus, libploticus, ploticus-common, ploticus-doc (revised)

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Fri Sep 30 15:48:00 GMT 2005

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Sep 29 14:54, Schulman.Andrew-65bELFHSwm+NwwpopWmoRw@public.gmane.org wrote:


> You're only providing a static libploticus.a.  Doesn't ploticus also
> support building and linking against a shared lib?

If only a static lib is supplied, it should probably go into a package 
called "libploticus-devel" (along with the necessary header files), and 
not "libploticus".

This is because the static library (and .la libtool libs, and .dll.a 
import libs) are only needed if developing a client application.  They 
are not needed at runtime.

On the other hand, .dll files which are needed at runtime usually go 
into packages named "lib{foo}" or "lib{foo}N".


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