[Fedora-packaging] Fedora Packaging Committee Meeting - Dec 2, 2009 - 1600 UTC

Jussi Lehtola jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 23 21:45:36 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 21:25 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Nov 2009 11:08:15 -0500
> "Tom \"spot\" Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> > * pkgconfig autorequires:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/PkgconfigAutoRequires
> A quick comment on this: if pkgconfig isn't an explicit dependency,
> what provides the ownership of the %{_libdir}/pkgconfig directory?
> If all packages with .pc files omit the pkgconfig dependency, there
> will be nothing actually pulling in pkgconfig itself, will there?

RPM creates automatically a Requires: pkgconfig (actually, I think it is
Requires: /usr/bin/pkg-config, which resolves to pkgconfig) for packages
that contain .pc files. So the %{_libdir}/pkgconfig dir ownership is OK.
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org

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