Subject: Re: pkg-config vs. buildlink3
To: Juan RP <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/20/2005 11:13:52
On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Juan RP wrote:
> > I'd suggest we complain (via https://bugs.freedesktop.org/). If someone
> > sets PKG_CONFIG_PATH then they shoujld not get default pc_path added to
> > it. Maybe we could add a ./configure option to disable this.
> > We could use ./configure --with-pc-path but that would break our
> > pkg-config for non-pkgsrc uses.
> There's already the option --with-pc-path:
> --with-pc-path Override the default search path for .pc files
> We can set it to /dev/null...
Yes, I know (I didn't mean to imply to create --with-pc-path because I
knew it existed). We probably should not do that. That was my point:
We could use ./configure --with-pc-path but that would break our
pkg-config for non-pkgsrc uses.
If someone uses pkg-config without defining the environment variable then
they will get no results (if set to /dev/null as the default).
Jeremy C. Reed
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