/usr/local support

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at err.no
Sun Mar 23 09:43:46 PDT 2008

* "Damjan Jovanovic" 

| On Jan 31, 2008 3:45 AM, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> wrote:
| > * "Damjan Jovanovic"
| >
| > | It's winter now and I see the latest pkg-config still doesn't have my patch...
| >
| > 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.
| Actually I was trying to add support for /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig and
| /usr/local/share/pkgconfig, which that patch still doesn't do.

That should be the default, since it will then have a default prefix
of /usr/local.  I guess you could argue that if you do ./configure
--prefix=/usr it should look in /usr/local too, but I'm not entirely
convinced that is a good idea.  If you believe otherwise, please do
feel free to try to convince me.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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