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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH v2] abuild: remove *.la files by default

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:03:12 +0100

On Fri, 5 Dec 2014 19:37:06 +0100
Bart*omiej Piotrowski <> wrote:

> Libtool archives are useless in the most of cases and can be safely
> removed. A quick grep shows that *.la files are explicitly removed in
> 903 APKBUILDs, while intentionally preserved only in 17.
> postcheck() is discussable place to perform the deletion, but it's
> currently the only function being run for each subpackage, including
> the artifact of package().

I agree that postcheck is not optimal, but I don't have any better
suggestions atm either. Applied as is.

This will be included in next abuild release, 2.22.0.



Received on Mon Dec 15 2014 - 16:03:12 UTC