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Re: Question about File listeng in the spec file

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On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:46:02 -0300
Sergio Belkin <sebelk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/ReviewGuidelines#Package_Review_Process
> it states
> 
> "A Fedora package must not list a file more than once in the spec
> file's %files listings. (Notable exception: license texts in specific
> situations)."
> 
> But what about a subpackage "static" (library)? What if there are some
> basic documentation files common to both non-static and static
> packages?

Packaging static libraries is a bit unusual in Fedora, since it is
better to link things dynamically; only few packages provide static
libraries.

The -devel package usually only contains development headers and
the .so symlink to the dynamic library, so in 99% of the cases you just
make the -static package require the -devel package, which contains all
of the necessary stuff.
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Jussi Lehtola
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