[Fedora-packaging] -devel rpms with pkgconfig files should 'Requires: pkgconfig'
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Jun 21 13:28:08 UTC 2006
Rex Dieter wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 07:31 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> it includes:
>>> - MUST: Files used by pkgconfig (.pc files) must be in a -devel package.
>>> I'd suggest amending this to say (something like)
>>> - MUST: Files used by pkgconfig (.pc files) must be in a -devel
>>> package, and the -devel package include 'Requires: pkgconfig'
>>> We've got quite a few such packages, and lots of things will break
>>> when FE switches to the minimal buildroot that no longer includes
>> I'm not so sure I agree with this. The -devel packages can be used
>> w/out pkgconfig and many are.
> Most -devel packages with .pc files (that I'm aware of) can *not* be
> used w/out pkgconfig.
Let me rephrase, apps that BR: -devel packages that support pkg-config
(most) often (need to) use pkg-config to detect the presense of the
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