/usr/local support

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Sun Apr 6 10:11:57 PDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-04-06 at 18:51 +0200, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> * Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> schrieb:
> > Sorry, it got lost in the abyss of my mailbox.  A conceptually similar
> > patch has been applied now where it adds /usr/lib/pkgconfig and
> > /usr/share/pkgconfig if prefix is unset.
>        ^^^^^^
> WTF ?! 
> Which version is affected, where do I have to fork at ?
> ${datadir} is meant for _arch-independent_ const data. 
> .pc descriptors directly belong to libs and so are _clearly_ 
> arch-dependent.

Look at your filesystem before sending flames...there are plenty of pc
files nowadays which _are_ arch-independent and don't directly belong to
libs. /usr/share/pkgconfig is for those.

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