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Re: *-config programs and multi-arch

Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
> ]] Miles Bader 
> |    When cross-compiling, there shouldn't be any default fallback for
> |    pkg-config if a cross-pkg-config (${ARCH}-pkg-config) isn't found;
> |    the current default behavior is more harmful than useful.
> You could argue this for any tool checked for using AC_PATH_TOOL, I
> think and if you agree with that premise this should be fixed in
> autoconf, not pkg-config.

Sure.  What's the best way to proceed then?  File a bug against
autoconf?  [upstream?]

[Someone mentioned that pkg-config also can be used for
architecture-independent packages, but that seems like an orthogonal
point, and not an overriding concern given than most packages aren't



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