On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 10:48:58PM +0200, Raphael Bossek wrote:
> > You know that PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR was added to pkg-config specifically
> > for dpkg-cross, right? If it's not working, that's pkg-config's
> > fault.
> Hmm, it seams that I've read a too old man page of pkg-config. Now
> pkg-config (0.15.0-4) support PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR as introduced by
> you as default search path after PKG_COFNIG_PATH. But where is the
> difference between _PATH and _LIBDIR? _LIBDIR is a fallback for _PATH.
> Anyhow I think PKG_CONFIG_PATH should be used/extended instead of
> overwritting PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR as specified by the user. We should only
> extent the configuration by adding a new path to PKG_CONFIG_PATH.
PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR should never be set by the user (Or, if they do,
it's wrong). Using PKG_CONFIG_PATH doesn't remove /usr/lib/pkgconfig
from the search path. PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR does.