Older pkg-config versions cannot build packages like xdm and xlogo
shawn.starr at rogers.com
Thu Sep 29 10:15:55 PDT 2005
--- Shawn Starr <shawn.starr at rogers.com> wrote:
> Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 13:14:25 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Shawn Starr <shawn.starr AT rogers DOTt com>
> Subject: Re: Older pkg-config versions cannot build
> packages like xdm and xlogo
> To: Adam Jackson <ajax AT nwnk dottt net>
> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> All the X11 apps have 0.9.0 as minimal supported
> But even 0.14.0 isn't good enough for all X11 apps
> The PKG_CHECK_EXISTS macro does not exist and thus
> some apps like xdm and xlogo fail to generate a
> configure file.
> --- Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> wrote:
> > On Thursday 29 September 2005 12:56, Shawn Starr
> > wrote:
> > > The pkg.m4 macros in newer versions of pkgconfig
> > > contain macros that are not present in the
> > > version of 0.9.0.
> > 0.9.0 was never suggested as the minimal version.
> > lists 0.18.1
> > currently, and has never listed a version lower
> > 0.14. I don't know why
> > you thought 0.9 was usable.
> > - ajax
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