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
> 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