Rolf Magnus ramagnus at
Sun Jan 23 19:59:03 EET 2005

On Sunday 23 January 2005 17:46, Waldo Bastian wrote:

> > I don't see anything other than multiple values; if you can enlighten me
> > as to how this is impossible with pkg-config, please do so.
> The point of kde-config is that it tells you which paths KDE uses for
> various things, given the various and currently active KDE configuration
> options for that. I don't see how pkg-config can know e.g. which additional
> wallpaper directories have been configured for KDE, or which KIOSK-profile
> is currently active.

How would that be useful when installing a new package? Such things shouldn't 
depend on current user preferences.
Also, I (like many others) usually do configure and make as normal user and 
the "make install" as root. Now, should it use the user's settings or root's?

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