[gst-devel] Re: builddirs (was Re: ATK dependency added to GTK+)

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Fri May 4 04:36:44 CEST 2001

Erik Walthinsen <omega at temple-baptist.com> writes:
> Hmm, I haven't played with pkg-config much yet.  But having the
> ${pcfiledir} variable would make it that much easier to make these
> builddirs 'relocatable', i.e. the paths are based on the actual current
> location of the builddir.
> An issue that definitely is relevant though is that the ldflags would
> probably have a libtool archive listed by path, which doesn't work at all
> if you're not using libtool.  How can that be worked around?  Do we assume
> that if $USING_LIBTOOL (or somesuch) isn't defined, pkg-config has to put
> in '-static -Lpath -lname' instead of 'path/libname.la'?  Do we even want
> to solve that problem?

The .la would only be in the special builddir .pc files, making those
libtool-specific doesn't really bother me. Installed .pc files would
still be the same as before.


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