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Re: PKG-Config not enabled.

From: Pascal
Subject: Re: PKG-Config not enabled.
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2021 09:43:23 +0200

> Le 3 oct. 2021 à 22:25, Thomas Dickey <dickey@his.com> a écrit :
> On Sun, Oct 03, 2021 at 07:09:32PM +0200, Pascal wrote:
>> Hello,
>> When configuring ncurses, I got:
>> ...
>> ** Configuration summary for NCURSES 6.2 20210925:
>> ...
>> pkg-config directory: no
>> The last line seems to indicate that pkg-config is not enabled.
> not exactly: it indicates that the configure script was not able to
> find the library-directory for pkg-config.  ncurses' configure script
> looks for this information so that it knows where to install ".pc" files.
> (One of the design defects of pkg-config is that it's missing options for
> querying the tool for _its_ default configuration, which is aggravated by
> packagers putting it into interesting places).
> The configure script attempts to find that in CF_WITH_PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR,
> but that may fail.

Thanks Thomas,

it's ok now.
FYI, on my configuration, ncurses pc files are created in 
One might expected in $prefix/lib/pkgconfig.

Regards, Pascal.

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