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Re: sqlite3

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 03:10:56PM +0100, Hans Rosenfeld wrote:
 > > > On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 13:09, Thomas Klausner 
 > > > <> wrote:
 > > >> 2) change the default pkg-config to include /usr/lib/pkgconfig
 > > >
 > > > This looks sensible to me. Why not simply do this?
 > > 
 > > Because pkgsrc != NetBSD. Other OSes might store pkg-config stuff in
 > > other places. And I'm not sure about the consequences of such a global
 > > flag. On Solaris, there are "native" packages using pkg-config which I
 > > don't want to use in pkgsrc packages. At least not unconditionally.
 > Builtins are never used unconditionally. Builtin versions are always
 > checked, and a can do additional checks if necessary (for
 > optional features or similar things). Besides that, builtin detection
 > can always be overriden by explicitly setting USE_BUILTIN.* or PREFER.*
 > variables, either manually or by default in some platform specific .mk
 > file.

Yes, but once you add the system pkg-config directory to the
pkg-config path, other stuff that's in there can leak into the build.
I don't think doing it that way is a good idea for this precise

David A. Holland

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