[arch-dev-public] cleaning up unneeded static libraries?

Andreas Radke andyrtr at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 2 05:14:51 EST 2013

Am Sat, 02 Mar 2013 19:29:13 +1000
schrieb Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:

> Just add *.a to PURGE_TARGETS in makepkg.conf rather than manually
> removing them.  Anyone who needs them can disable that.
> (I will keep them in glibc/gcc/binutils...)
> Allan

Nice solution. We should add *.a to the default PURGE_TARGETS in the
next pacman release. Static libs will die out then pretty quick.

Maybe after some time a ToDo list could clean the older packages then.

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