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Re: pkg-config-0.21-requires-private-fix.patch breaks Requires.private Cflags



On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 15:14 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 23:54 +0100, Chitlesh GOORAH wrote:
> >
> >> My question is what is the solution to this issue and what should both
> >> packagers and upstream do ?
> >>
> >> Since we have many upstream projects using Fedora to develop their
> >> software, I believe we can not afford to keep it broken.
> >
> > That is why it was fixed.
> >
> >  Mon Dec  8 2008 Matthias Clasen  <mclasen redhat com> - 1:0.23-6
> > - Remove a patch that is no longer necessary and causes more
> >  problems than it solves (#224148)
> 
> You're probably really tired of hearing from me on this issue :)
> 
> I think it would be nice to backport that fix to F9 and F10. Since the
> feature that patch was originally trying to address (bad pkg-config
> autoreqs) is not being used in those fedora releases, I think it would
> be good to get pkg-config back in line with the upstream behavior. As
> it stands, the patch is only serving to make the F9 and F10 pkg-config
> incompatible with other releases out in the wild. There's no gain from
> keeping that patch, IMO.

Maybe.

Will you keep your part of the deal this time and write a brief 'how to
use pkg-config for your project' manual ?




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