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Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] .la file

From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 18:09:47 +0200
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 04:47:48PM +0530, sagar Guledagudda wrote:
> I have compiled my dissector in linux and i have a shared library xxx.so.
> and i have kept in the wireshark-1.4.7/plugins/1.4.7 but its not getting
> loaded , Do i need to recompile the wireshark source code to make it work. ?
> and i have seen some files with .la extension where as i don hv any such
> files my dissector code . is that needed ?

You do not need the .la file. The .la files are helper files for developers
who want to link against shared libraries (they contain dependencies).
They should not be installed in the first place.

Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.