Subject: Re: pkg-config vs. buildlink3
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/20/2005 20:07:27
On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 14:03:24 -0400
Johnny Lam <> wrote:

> This changes pkgsrc's pkgconfig in ways that are incompatible with the 
> stock pkgconfig.  Could we instead simply make the code match the 
> documentation by implementing PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR?

Yes, we could... but PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR isn't used anymore by pkg-config.

If they changed to use PKG_CONFIG_PATH, why we shouldn't do the same?