[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: pkg-config, anyone?

From: Matěj Týč
Subject: Re: pkg-config, anyone?
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 22:21:09 +0200

Thank you for your reply, Dan

> And where is the problem? E.g.
> Name: @PACKAGE@
This does not work. I need a name of the library that libtool produces
in the end...

> and then process the by configure (AC_CONFIG_FILES). If you don't want 
> to
> use $PACKAGE, well then use some self-defined variable. I guess your 
> Makefiles also
> gets the library name from somewhere (e.g. configure).
> However, IMO it is a stupid idea to use different names for the same library 
> on
> different platforms. It makes it hard to search for this library by a simple 
> portable
> configure script.
It is a stupid idea indeed. But that's how things are. However,
pkg-config makes it easy to search for this library portably

> BTW: Your question is not related to pkg-config. Maybe you want to consult the
> autotools lists.
I actually did. This is the automake mailing list :-)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]