[PATCH Libgpg-error] gpg-error.m4: support pkg-config
alon.barlev at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 19:45:36 CET 2018
I am declaring this thread as MIA [Missing in action].
I am very sad that we cannot even properly discuss this.
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 5:06 PM Alon Bar-Lev <alon.barlev at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Werner,
> Please don't let this thread die.
> I will appreciate if we can come up with some solution that will be acceptable.
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:14 AM NIIBE Yutaka <gniibe at fsij.org> wrote:
> > Alon Bar-Lev <alon.barlev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > This thread is about modifying the build so that it will have an
> > > option to use pkg-config instead of config scripts if downstream
> > > maintainer chooses to.
> > I know.
> > I don't argue this point.
> > I pointed out that the important technical things (no use of
> > --with-*-prefix/SYSROOT with *-config scripts, to build GnuPG and its
> > related libraries) can be already achieved with no new dependency to
> > pkg-config. (I mean, gnupg in master. It's not yet applied
> > to stable branch.)
> > My point is, people don't need to use libraries' *-config scripts any
> > more, but only a single gpgrt-config script now.
> > In the past, there are *-config script from libraries, and for some
> > build environment, there are even prefixed versions for supported hosts,
> > like i686-linux-gnu-gpg-error-config and sh4-linux-gnu-libassuan-config.
> > Now, we only have a gpgrt-config.
> > Still *-config script in each library is not removed, so that it can
> > still support existing software, but it's no need any more when we build
> > gnupg master.
> > --
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