[kde-linux] Koffice and libxml2.la

Werner Joss werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Fri Oct 21 13:51:49 UTC 2005

On Friday 21 October 2005 15:31, the famous Jan Simonson scribbeled on a piece 
of electronic paper:
> Hello,
> When compiling koffice 1.4.2 from source on a FC4 system it stops
> with:
> The important psrt being:
> ---
> grep: /usr/lib/libxml2.la: No such file or directory
> ---
> After some search I found:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=154142
> but I can't find any way to make koffice compile. As I understand it
> libxml2.la is gone and will remain gone. ("No this is a policy
> decision, we won't packages .la anymore."). So I guess the dependency
> will be removed some time later.
> Is there a work-around possible for koffice 1.4.2?

maybe you can solve this by compiling libxml2 from source - the .la file 
should be built, then (I think).


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