Subject: Re: make configure failure on libICE, libSM, ...
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/30/2007 15:28:14
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 08:47:48AM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I have mentioned this a few times: it would be good if building modular 
> components had more clear errors/warnings about it instead of having 
> end-user figure it out from the pkg-config messages (and gnome-config 
> warning). We have probably had well over 25 emails or PRs like this over 
> the past year. It is probably pkgsrc's most FAQ.

And I said it more it more then once -- if someone wants to fix it
he/she should add the magic to create pkg-config files for installed