[PATCH] util-macros: Addition of a meta data file xorg-macros.pc.in used by XORG_INSTALL

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sat Nov 28 20:19:28 PST 2009

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 10:39:15AM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Gaetan Nadon <gaetan.nadon at videotron.ca> wrote:
> > Thanks! That's an area I need to learn more about. I picked this line from
> > other .ac files. I'll make it a todo when I review those to make the
> > correction. I did replace "pkg-config" with the libtool env var in the hope
> > it would be more portable and/or safer.
> >
> > sdkdir=$(pkg-config --variable=sdkdir xorg-server)
> This should be
> sdkdir=`$PKG_CONFIG --variable=sdkdir xorg-server`
> 1. The user may need to use a specific pkg-config or pass custom
> arguments to it. Think multiarch or cross-compiling scenarios.
> 2. Backticks (``) are supported by all shells while $() command
> substitution is for strictly POSIX conforming shells. We don't need to
> limit ourselves to that subset.

Yeah, I wrote that bit originally, and those changes sound fine to me.

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