RFC: .pc meta package

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at metux.de
Sat Jul 23 21:25:05 PDT 2011

* Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> schrieb:

> I don't think it's a particularly good idea, since it's easy for the
> .pc file to end up having wrong data for a given package.  Also, the .pc
> file name is part of the API of the package, so it should be decided by
> upstream (glib.pc vs glib-2.0.pc).

Well, in those cases, the upstream doesnt take any decision,
so we'll have no competitors ;-o

> Are you seeing resistance to shipping the .pc files upstream or are
> upstreams just slow?

Actually, from my experience, they're either *really slow* or
simply don't care. 

 Enrico Weigelt, metux IT service -- http://www.metux.de/

 phone:  +49 36207 519931  email: weigelt at metux.de
 mobile: +49 151 27565287  icq:   210169427         skype: nekrad666
 Embedded-Linux / Portierung / Opensource-QM / Verteilte Systeme

More information about the pkg-config mailing list