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Re: [SLUG] ask a silly question(what is *.la ,*.lo)

This one time, at band camp, henry wrote:
>Dear List :
>        There are lots of *.la ,*.lo .
>I only knew *.a is static library
>                      *.so is shared library
>                         *.o is object code or driver .
>Could you tell me what they(*.la , *.lo) are ?

They're evil little bits of cruft created by libtool, which is supposedly a
portable way to create libraries.

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