[PATCH] Fallback to older detection code if pkg-config can't find expat
spitzak at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 12:17:01 PST 2015
Well actually I posted a patch to fix the web page of how to build on
Ubuntu 12.04 to include downloading and building expat, so it works with
the current makefile. I got the feeling that was considered a better
solution and I withdrew this patch. People compiling on Ubuntu12.04
already have to compile a lot of stuff from source.
It is annoying that expat is not in git, however, and it's README does
not seem to match the actual way you build it. And it looks like
supporting pkg-config is a very change. And that other than the
pkg-config file the old expat works just fine. So perhaps people should
vote on whether this patch should be used. I have no idea now...
On 02/06/2015 12:04 AM, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> I don't know if Bill already sent a new patch, but I think this issue
> should be dealt with before the 1.7.0 release. If nothing better, just
> revert the original patch that removed the "awkward" expat test.
> I think we need to keep the non-pkg-config test or fallback working
> until we start requiring an expat version that provides the .pc file
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