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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH 1/5] use pkg-config to check zlib deps if availabl

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH 1/5] use pkg-config to check zlib deps if available
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 17:18:26 +0100
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Darshit Shah <address@hidden> writes:

> On 10/31, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>On 31 Oct 2014 16:50, Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
>>> Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> writes:
>>> > Newer versions of these packages ship with pkg-config files, so if we can
>>> > detect it via those, do so.  If that fails, fall back to the old methods.
>>> so far I always tried to stay as far away from pkg-config as possible,
>>> but if that is used by distro maintainers then we should probably
>>> reconsider it.
> I favour pkg-config too. It would make our lives a lot more simpler.
>>distro maintainers extremely prefer it over each package doing its own 
>>testing) in build files (i.e. configure) or using legacy xxx-config scripts.
>>pkg-config is way more reliable than either of those.

ok thanks for your opinions.  I've added the changelog entries and
going to push the series.


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