SYSROOT vs --with-xxx-prefix

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Oct 8 15:47:12 CEST 2018

On Sat,  6 Oct 2018 11:07, alon.barlev at said:

> 3. Specify SYSROOT as global --with-xxx-prefix.

I actually liked that and iirc implemented it for one or two packages.

> 1. Farfetched... can we support pkg-config? I can help to support this
> in parallel to the existing mechanism.

Gniibe alreadt started with this but pkg-config will only be the second

> 2. Can you please add SYSROOT support for all dependencies? (npth, ksba, assuan)

Yes.  Makes a lot of sense and avoid surprises.

> 3. Can you please search in both SYSROOT/bin and SYSROOT/usr/bin for
> config script?


Would you be so kind and open a feature request?



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