Re: multiarch and pkg-config
Peter Samuelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> [Goswin von Brederlow]
>> But how would -dev packages signal that they need support for this?
>> They do not depend on pkg-config as they are usable without. Should
>> they Breaks: pkg-config (<< ver)? Seems too strong.
> Alternatively, create a symlink into /usr/lib/pkgconfig/ in postinst,
> if one isn't already present. Indeed, dh_makeshlibs could do this in
> the same way it adds those 'ldconfig' calls. (Well, I suppose some
> shlib packages don't run dh_makeshlibs -s, instead using -p on each
> library package ... but they could if they wanted.)
> Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/
Then installing the i386 package on amd64 would create the symlink and
make sources building for 64bit find the 32bit libraries. Verry bad
I'm just missing a way to tell dpkg nicely:
Depends: pkg-config (>= 1.2-3) if something Build-Depends on me and