[PATCH 0/2] Allow use of installed popt library

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at err.no
Fri Aug 13 23:02:25 PDT 2010

]] Enrico Weigelt 

| * Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at err.no> schrieb:
| > ]] Enrico Weigelt 
| > 
| > | Is there any valid reason for keeping the bundled libpopt ?
| > 
| > Good question, and likewise: should we drop the bundled glib 1.x and
| > build-depend on ourselves and a glib?  This will make bootstrapping
| > somewhat harder which will affect from-source distros like Gentoo, but
| > will allow us to cut what is essentially an unmaintained piece of code
| > that gets less and less testing due to the support for the system glib.
| What about glibc ? Why don't we bundle it, too ? ;-)

Because glibc doesn't build-depend on pkg-config, and there are
platforms that use other libcs as well?

Tollef Fog Heen
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