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Re: devel files and libraries in /lib

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Andreas Metzler
<ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:
>> What's the problem with fixing automake?
> Hello,
> in a nutshell: I doubt anybody who has the knowledge to fix it cares,
> and there is more to it than a
> --with-stuff-usually-in-libdir-but-we-want-it-below-urs=/usr/lib.
> Installing it there is simple, making use of the installed files is not.
> Have you ever written a pkgconfig file that properly handles the use case
> where the static library lives lives in a different directory than the
> dynamic one? (And don't limit yourself to directories in the linker
> search path.)

I've never used pkgconfig. But if it doesn't support it, it too should be fixed.


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