LFS under 100MB?

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at gmx.net
Sat Jun 29 10:40:46 PDT 2002


On Saturday 29 June 2002 07:57, Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee wrote:
> Yo,
>
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 04:38:20AM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> > I wonder if theres software that depends on .a files to work?
>
> Uh.  It would have to be pretty broken software to require that a
> static library be present.  If you never plan on building an app with
> a library that's static, you don't need to keep those .a file's
> around.. just wasted disk space then.
>
> It's quite safe to delete them to gain disk space again.  Just watch
> out and don't delete some .a file's like ncurses's, glibc, gcc, etc..
> or else you will never be able todo a full LFS rebuild again :)

I thought XFree86 uses .a files as modules...

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