Subject: Re: pkg-config vs. buildlink3
To: Johnny C. Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
From: Juan RP <email@example.com>
Date: 04/21/2005 10:23:22
On Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:27:12 -0400
"Johnny C. Lam" <jlam@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> But elsewhere in this thread, it is said that the pkgconfig manpage does
> document a PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR, but it is nowhere present in the code.
> Implementing PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR is just fixing the code. Changing the
> semantics of PKG_CONFIG_PATH is something different. From the
> documentation, it appears that PKG_CONFIG_PATH is meant to be a search
> path prepended to the compiled-in path. Your proposed modification to
> make PKG_CONFIG_PATH replace it altogether would likely break software
> that relied on the documented behaviour of PKG_CONFIG_PATH.
You are right, I've applied your suggested changes, now we are using