[PATCH] Document Requires.private
skasal at redhat.com
Sat Dec 8 08:55:53 PST 2007
I'd like to submit the attached patch to the man page pkg-config.1.
When discussing the usage of pkg-config in the util-linux-ng project,
it took me long time before I formed an opinion that Requires.private
is what we need. Observe yourself:
Documenting the Requires.private: tag in the man page will surely
help the people which will be solving the same problem.
Have a nice day,
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2007-12-08 Stepan Kasal <skasal at redhat.com>
* pkg-config.1: Document "Requires.private" and recommend it
--- pkg-config.1.reqpriv 2007-12-08 16:26:48.000000000 +0100
+++ pkg-config.1 2007-12-08 17:40:22.000000000 +0100
@@ -359,6 +359,17 @@
line. If the version of a package is unspecified, any version will
be used with no checking.
+A list of packages required by this package. The difference from
+is that the packages listed under
+are not taken into account when a flag list is computed for dynamicly linked
+executable (i.e., when \-\-static was not specified).
+In the situation where each .pc file corresponds to a library,
+shall be used exclusively to specify the dependencies between the libraries.
This optional line allows \fIpkg-config\fP to perform additional
sanity checks, primarily to detect broken user installations. The
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