[article] trimming down autoconf's configure scripts by using pkg-config
daniel at freedesktop.org
Mon Mar 27 23:23:11 PST 2006
On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 03:38:27AM +0200, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> For example string-functions:
> On some platforms they're broken and certain packages ship their
> own replacement. This is redundant. An simple wrapper package
> representing these functions and providing necessary fixes,
> options, etc could make this all obsolte. The application just
> imports this package and the rest is done automatically.
The only time this is of any use is when your library actually exists
anywhere you want to compile things. Do you realistically expect that
most Linux distributions will ship it, let alone the BSDs, Solaris, AIX?
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