.pc files

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Apr 18 14:48:19 UTC 2006

PFJ wrote:

> I have a couple of packages where rpmlint is throwing a warning a devel
> package is required for a .pc file. I can create the -devel rpm happily,
> but it seems a bit pointless as it will only contain the .pc file
> itself.

Just a generally good guideline to follow, but in your case, it's not 
worth a subpkg for a single .pc file.  Since it is a pkgconfig file, 
consider adding the dependancy:
Requires: pkgconfig

> Also it is not happy with mono binaries being /usr/lib (which is where
> the installer puts them with symlinks to /usr/bin). Can I just ignore
> that error?

Another generally useful guideline that can be ignored in specific cases.

-- Rex

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