RIP lafilefixer: I must have missed the memo
On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 1:14 AM, Sebastian Be▀ler <email@example.com> wrote:
Am 19.05.2011 04:09, schrieb Kevin O'Gorman:
> I've been using dev-util/lafilefixer ever since I learned about it. *Now
> I've bumped into a thread whose latest posts suggests that it is now
> obsolete, with a better capability built into portage.
From man make.conf
fixlafiles * * * Modifies .la files to not include other .la files and
some other fixes (order of flags, duplicated entries, ...)
As far as I can see this feature is on by default.
> If so, why is it still in portage and no mention of its obsolesence in the
I use sys-apps/portage-2.2.0_alpha34 so it it possible that it is not
yet in stable portage.
Yep, it's in stable and I'm very glad.* I'm unmerging lafilefixer, which has been a pain in several ways.
Thanks for the info.
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD