64bit app support

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at err.no
Thu Dec 15 21:10:47 PST 2005

* Kent Yoder 

|   I'd like pkgconfig to transparently find 64bit libs on platforms
| where they're available when I build 64bit.  Is this supported in
| pkgconfig?  Should the distro provide a /usr/lib64/pkgconfig
| directory, containing pc files that point to 64bit libs, or is there a
| better way?

No, pkg-config doesn't handle multiple targets yet.  There are a few
proposals about how to handle that, including some patches, but I have
been holding that off until I see something which I am happy with and
which will support any kind of cross-compilation well.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
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