[HarfBuzz] pkg-config not checked for by autoconf

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Aug 2 08:19:31 PDT 2011

On 08/02/11 11:15, suzuki toshiya wrote:
> Shriramana Sharma wrote:
>> 2011/8/2 suzuki toshiya <mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
>>> Thank you for posting with new & appropriate subject.
>> How about the autoconf and libtool dependencies? Perhaps they are too
>> elementary and it is "understood" that they should be present?
> Hmm, the availability of autoconf is checked by the check for
> autoreconf (which is included in autoconf package, usually).
> I will check whether autoreconf issues some nice error if
> libtool is missing.

If autoreconf doesn't warn/err upon missing libtool, that's an autoreconf bug,
please report to autoconf maintainers.

It also sounds like a Debian / Ubuntu packaging mistake if autoconf doesn't
pull libtool in, but TMMV.

I'll fix the pkg-config issue though.


> Regards,
> mpsuzuki

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