[Xcb] [PATCH] Move internal/private dependencies to Requires.private

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Tue Sep 16 05:08:04 PDT 2014

On Fri, Sep  5, 2014 at 01:46:40 +0100, Emil Velikov wrote:

> Program using the xcb sub-modules has indirect compile and runtime
> dependency of core xcb. To ensure this out we currently list xcb in
> the Requires field of the pkg-config files. While this provides all
> the required dependencies for successful compilation this causes
> over-linking and hides potential linking miss-use against the xcb modules.
> By moving to Requires.private we retain the compilation and runtime
> compatibility and avoids any runtime problems.
> Cc: Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com>
> Cc: Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com>
> References: http://people.freedesktop.org/~dbn/pkg-config-guide.html#faq
> References: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Overlinking_issues_in_packaging
> References: http://err.no/personal/blog/2008/Mar/25
> Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org>


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