Ian Reinhart Geiser ian at
Sun Jan 23 20:21:58 EET 2005

On Saturday 22 January 2005 22:53, Maks Orlovich wrote:
> On Saturday 22 January 2005 10:46 pm, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 09:59:11PM -0500, Ian Reinhart Geiser wrote:
> > > On Saturday 22 January 2005 20:20, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > > Not being funny or anything, but what development is there really to
> > > > do? Some stuff is stagnant just because there isn't really anything
> > > > to do, bar cleaning up an M4 warning.
> > >
> > > Well currently there is duplication in applications like kde-config
> >
> > I strongly believe that kde-config should not exist, and that it should
> > be a function of pkg-config.
> Probably because you don't know what it does. Actually, there is no overlap
> in functionality.
	-provides library paths
	-provides include paths
	-doesn't include linker args
	-doesn't include compiler args
	-provides local and global paths per configuration
	-provides full linker arguments libraries and paths
	-provides full cflags arguments and paths
	-doesn't provide local or global paths per configuration

As you can see there is some overlap, but there are also requirements that 
make absolutely no sense for pkg-conf, and that we would be insane to remove 
from kde-config.

	-ian reinhart geiser

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