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Re: Should -dev packages providing .pc files depend on pkg-config?

On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 6:48 AM, Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> wrote:
>  The use case here are people downloading a tarball and building that.
>  These people are going to use a prebuilt configure script and expect the
>  library to be found by it if the -dev package is installed.

Then the configure script should do:

Checking for pkg-config.... no
ERROR: Please install pkg-config

It's not the dev package's responsibility to ensure gcc/g++/binutils
are installed, I beleive the same applies to pkg-config.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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