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Re: Requirements for specifying dependencies on libraries
Am 16.03.2014 um 09:46 schrieb Marc Espie <espie%nerim.net@localhost>:
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 07:53:40PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I agree with this. If you step back from perl, and think of having a
>> configure.ac, you'd end up with code to run pkg-config and find at least
>> some version of some library. So I would try to wrap the pkg-config
>> semantics into perl.
> Coincidentally, if you want to write pkgconfig semantics into perl,
> in OpenBSD, we got fed up of the glib2<->pkgconfig build loop, and we
> rewrote a clone of pkgconfig in perl... I know it doesn't help the other
> systems which removed perl from the base system, but in a perl context, that
> could be very helpful.
> Heck, it's even removably clean, with all the code in a module, so it
> should be fairly easy to integrate into a pure perl build system...
Can you give us a URL where to take a look?
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