[PATCH Libgpg-error] gpg-error.m4: support pkg-config

Alon Bar-Lev alon.barlev at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 21:54:22 CET 2018

On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 9:30 AM Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> On Mon,  3 Dec 2018 00:31, alon.barlev at gmail.com said:
> > Please explain again why not give an option for downstream to build
> > gnupg components using pkg-config, this does not take anything from
> > whoever wishes to continue to use current mode.


> After the next round of releases we can expect quite some extra work due
> to these changes anyway.  We will take this trouble and thus pretty
> please stop complaining about that not being sufficient.  There are much
> more important things to do than to willy-nilly change an established
> build system.

Hello Werner,
Once again you ignore that even the current build system does not
comply with autoconf standards and should be fixed.
This was not required if you support pkg-config as we could have an
option, but if you insist not supporting pkg-config at least work to
fix the existing build to properly support multilib and cross compile.

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