[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 2/2] configure.ac: drop support for ancient expat versions

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Aug 3 02:23:40 UTC 2017

On 03/08/17 03:39 AM, Emil Velikov wrote:
> From: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
> Expat versions prior to 2.1.0 lack the .pc file, so we need to do extra
> gymnastics to detect it.
> Version 2.1.0 was released back in Mar 2012 and all major distributions
> use it.
> Cc: Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net>
> Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>
> ---
> Well... almost. Even Debian oldoldstable ships 2.1.0, although their
> packaging seems busted - I cannot see the .pc file shipped anywhere.

How did you determine that? According to


it's been there since wheezy (which is oldoldstable at this point) at least.

> Michel, considering you have more Debian experience than me, can you
> please forward the issue to the respective people.

FWIW, the way to raise something like this would be to file a bug report
or contact the package maintainer(s) directly.

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