[Fontconfig] fontconfig: Branch 'master'

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Fri Apr 13 01:03:31 PDT 2012

On Apr 12, 2012, at 7:00 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org> wrote:

> On Thursday 12 April 2012 14:22:31 Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> This caused tinderbox to fail:
>> http://tinderbox.x.org/builds/2012-04-03-0002/
>> I think expat did not start providing a .pc file until 2.1.0, which is
>> still in beta.  Please revert the expat portion of this change.
> moving to pkg-config is a great thing.  i can understand if the fallback logic 
> of the PKG macro calls included running older xxx-config scripts, but restoring 
> that great glob of build crap to support older versions seems like a step 
> backwards.

Yeah, I agree, pkg-config rocks.  It shouldn't be reverted completely.  I'm just saying that if pkg-config fails for expat, we should continue to use the ugly fallback path for now rather than abort.


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