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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: apr pkgconfig use (apr.pc vs. apr-1.pc)
Date Wed, 30 Jun 2004 08:39:34 GMT
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? 
The entire httpd/apr-util/apr build system rests on the *-config
scripts, for better or worse (usually the latter).

joe

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