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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 08:56:14 GMT
On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 09:49:48AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> 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 ?

Greg wrote "remove" rather than "rename", though indeed, I guess
renaming should work.

joe

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