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Re: pkgconfig question



On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 00:42 -0700, Christopher Stone wrote:
> If an rpm contains a .pc file and is otherwise noarch, does the fact
> that it has a .pc file automatically make it unqualified as a noarch
> package?
> 
> noarch packages will put the .pc file under /usr/lib/pkgconfig which
> does not work so well on 64bit arches with /usr/lib64/pkgconfig
> 
> Additionally, I noticed that the gtk2-engines rpm owns
> %{_libdir}/pkgconfig/ directory.  Shouldn't this directory be owned by
> the pkgconfig package?  It seems this goes against packaging
> guidelines.
> 

Truely arch-independent .pc files should be installed
in /usr/share/pkgconfig. Can you file a pkgconfig bug about the
directory ownership issue, please ?


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