[vlc-devel] Does VLC use .la files during runtime?

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Thu May 3 19:23:40 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 7:16 PM, Peter Tap <ptrtap at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> When I run a "make install" on VLC build, I noticed that VLC copies .so as well as .la files in the install directory. Are .la files required for VLC to run?
> Thank you in advance for your help.

.la files are created by libtool and are not needed to run VLC.

> Peter

Kind regards,

Jean-Paul Saman

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