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Bug 174261 - popt must not include .la file or be split in popt and popt-devel
Summary: popt must not include .la file or be split in popt and popt-devel
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Paul Nasrat
QA Contact: Mike McLean
: 145978 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-11-26 20:52 UTC by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2011-09-21 17:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2005-12-07 15:30:29 UTC
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Description Hans de Goede 2005-11-26 20:52:59 UTC

I hit a build problem on x86_64 with some sw I'm trying to package. The real
problem is in the sw but I noticed that the popt.i386 package also installs
libpopt.a and which are ofcourse completly unneeded on a
multilib system where this package is not of the primary lib arch.

Also isn't shipping .la files concidered not done/wanted in Fedora lately?

Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2005-11-26 21:17:52 UTC
Further research has learned that the real problem is actually in the popt
package. If libtool sees a .la file in both /usr/lib and /usr/lib64 it does
funny things.

When libtool gets passed -lpopt on a link command it passes /usr/lib/
to gcc which of course is wrong on x86_64, it should be /usr/lib64/,
or preferably just -lpopt

Removing the .la file from /usr/lib fixes things for me. Luckily the buildsystem
doesn't have this kinda troubles, still this needs fixing.

Since a split would only save a few bytes I think that dropping the .la file
will suffice.

Comment 2 Paul Nasrat 2005-11-28 14:20:05 UTC
Changed spec file to %exclude, will be pulled in when the next build of RPM for
rawhide is done.

Comment 3 Radek Vokál 2005-12-07 13:56:23 UTC
After rpm update I still see that files like are having depedency on Those should be also removed or excluded. 

Comment 4 Paul Nasrat 2005-12-07 15:30:29 UTC

Comment 5 Rex Dieter 2006-04-26 11:54:27 UTC
Glad to see the .la files finally removed, despite my report asking for the same
thing (bug #145978) was marked WONTFIX.

Comment 6 Rex Dieter 2006-04-26 11:57:00 UTC
*** Bug 145978 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-09-21 17:22:37 UTC
kdebase-4.6.5-2.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.

Comment 8 Rex Dieter 2011-09-21 17:25:48 UTC
(sorry about the typo'd bodhi spam)

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