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Re: [PATCH] added pkgconfig support for popt

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Thu 23 Jul 2009 - 22:52:30 CEST
Message-id: <ED1AA63E-B04C-430D-85D0-3DF6517F82A9@mac.com>

On Jul 23, 2009, at 3:36 PM, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

>>
>
> Well, the main point of pkg-config is not querying the version of a
> library, but to _transitively_ query the build-time flags required to
> build against a library. For this reason even our RPM_CHECK_LIB is  
> able
> to use pkg-config files ;-)
>

That's the point, transitivity doesn't apply.

popt has no flags, links nothing else, all that is needed is -lpopt.

But I will apply the patch, easier than describing why pkg-config
is useless (and will remain useless forever) for popt.

73 de Jeff
Received on Thu Jul 23 22:53:44 2009
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