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



On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> 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 ?

groff or html?

--
Dan


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