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Re: Requires: %{_libdir}/pkgconfig



On Fri, 8 May 2009 12:51:17 +0530, Debarshi wrote:

> These days RPM automatically adds a dependency on /usr/bin/pkg-config.
> So in most cases where a package provides a *.pc file it should not be
> required to manually add the runtime dependency.
> 
> Cheerio,
> Debarshi

"These days" translates to "Fedora >= 11". Packagers who push mass-dist-updates
should not eliminate their manual "Requires: pkgconfig" yet.

The /usr/bin/* file entries can be found in the primary metadata, so
dependencies on them are not as expensive as other file paths.


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