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From "Max Bowsher" <m...@ukf.net>
Subject Re: apr pkgconfig use (apr.pc vs. apr-1.pc)
Date Wed, 30 Jun 2004 08:49:48 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 03:11:30PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> ...
>> So, please change the recently added pkgconfig support to install
>> apr-1.pc, so that upstream packages will run "pkg-config --libs apr-1"
>> instead of just looking for any old version of APR.  By itself, that
>> won't help with the APR 0.9 to APR 1.x transition, but it will help
>> with APR 1.x to APR 2.x.
> 
> Yeah, I realised the same thing... I'll rename it.
> 
>> Separately, I will request that APR remove apr-config from APR 1.0 and
>> later in order to correctly manage the APR 0.9 -> APR 1.0 transition,
>> but I bet that won't fly.
> 
> APR cannot mandate presence of pkgconfig, so do you have an alternative?

Install apr-config as apr-$(APR_MAJOR_VERSION)-config ?

Max.


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