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Re: [lvm-devel] [PATCH 08/11] debian: use selinux pkgconfig info instead of hardcoding

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:18:38AM +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> So any switch would still need a fallback for when pkgconfig is not
> available.  (The real question is whether pkgconfig was generally
> available some time before selinux or not.  If it was, then you can
> argue that everyone with access to selinux also has access to pkgconfig.)

According to the Debian changelog, pkg-config was first usable in 2001,
long before selinux was even considered a good idea.

> > For the external view, as it is now, we can create the correct .pc file.
> > If we detect that selinux has pkg-config support, then we use the
> > "Requires.private: libselinux" that will automatically expand via
> > pkg-config. If we don't have selinux pkg-config, then we can hardcode as
> > we do now.
> Yes.

Well, libselinux at least ship the file since 1.28.


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