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Re: Is PKG_CONFIG_PATH set on the buildsystem?



On Sat, 8 Sep 2007 13:17:29 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I was just trying to update  package of mine, and the main change is
> adding the following macros to the spec file:
> 
> %define emacs_version %(pkg-config emacs --modversion)
> %define emacs_lispdir %(pkg-config emacs --variable sitepkglispdir)
> %define emacs_startdir %(pkg-coonfig emacs --variable sitestartdir)
> 
> in order to determine those things at package build time (as discussed
> previously on fedora-packaging). However, on attempting to check the
> changes in, I get this:
> 
> cvs diff: [12:11:28] obtained lock in /cvs/extras/rpms/emacs-vm/devel
> Package emacs was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `emacs.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'emacs' found
> error: line 31: Version required: Requires: emacs >=
> error: query of specfile emacs-vm.spec failed, can't parse

(!)

> Package emacs was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `emacs.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> No package 'emacs' found
> error: line 31: Version required: Requires: emacs >=
> error: query of specfile emacs-vm.spec failed, can't parse
> cvs tag  -c emacs-vm--
> ? .build-8.0.3.495-1.fc8.log
> ? .build-8.0.3.495-3.fc8.log
> ? .emacs.desktop
> ? clog
> ? emacs-vm-8.0.3.495-1.fc8.src.rpm
> ? emacs-vm-8.0.3.495-3.fc8.src.rpm
> ? vm-8.0.2-devo-482.tgz
> ? vm-8.0.3-495
> ? x86_64
> ERROR: Tag emacs-vm-- is not in name-version-release format
> cvs tag: Pre-tag check failed
> cvs [tag aborted]: correct the above errors first!
> make: *** [tag] Error 1
> 
> 
> Is it therefore not possible to call pkg-config from within a spec
> file? Could this be fixed?

You can fix it by not creating invalid tags in your spec file.
See (!) above. Just make sure that when pkg-config returns false
and your macros are empty, you either override the macros with
defaults or you create valid "Requires" tags via %if/%else/...


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