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



On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 11:18 +0100, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:06:58AM +0200, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
> > For the internal view, we can switch to use PKG_CONFIG inside our
> > configure.in, but that means:
> > 1) it will be a hard dependency (and we recently agreed to avoid that).
> > 2) we assume that lvm2 developers and packagers will build/ship with
> > recent enough build dependencies to guarantee working pkg-config files.
>  
> 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.)

Ok, this will take some more time to be done properly across the board.
I don't want to special case every library/pkgconfig in a different way.

Fabio


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