[Xcb] [RFC PATCH] New XCB socket handoff mechanism for Xlib/XCB and other libraries

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at gentoo.org
Wed Mar 19 13:20:34 PDT 2008

On 12:54 Wed 19 Mar     , Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 09:12 Wed 19 Mar     , Rémi Cardona wrote:
> > If modular Xorg libs could come up with a common configure flag that 
> > would tell libtool not to install .la files, that would be great. I 
> > guess we (downstream distributors) could stop shipping .la files, but I 
> > guess it'd be better if such a behavior were to be standardized upstream.
> Try sticking '-module' into the library's LDFLAGS in Makefile.am to do 
> that. Your template configure flag suggestion seems like something that 
> could be more suitable for autotools upstream than xorg, really.

Apparently I was misinformed about the effects of -module. I had read 
that it didn't install a .la file at all, but that seems not to be the 


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