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Re: PKG_CHECK_MODULES not working in Solaris

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: PKG_CHECK_MODULES not working in Solaris
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:27:50 -0700
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On 01/26/2014 04:04 AM, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> I think PKG_CHECK_MODULES is a good idea, but is there some way to give
> a more helpful error to tell people to install the pkg-config package on
> their system?

Stick this in your


then anyone running autoconf on your package without the pkg-config m4
modules installed will get an earlier error at autoconf time flagging
the unexpanded macro, rather than a late error at configure execution of
a shell syntax error or unfound command.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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