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Re: [PATCH 1/2] gnu: libxft: Propagate input.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] gnu: libxft: Propagate input.
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:38:51 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:

> John Darrington <address@hidden> skribis:
>> +    (propagated-inputs
>> +      `(("libxrender" ,libxrender))) ;; libxft refers to symbols in 
>> libxrender, 
>> +                                     ;; so without it, applications cannot 
>> be built.
> The only reasons I can think of where we may want to propagate are when:
>   • installed C headers (or .scm, or Perl files, etc.) refer to headers
>     of another library;
>   • a .pc file lists another .pc in its ‘Requires’ field.

As we discussed on IRC, the reason is that xft.pc refers to ‘xrender’,
so I just put that in the comment.


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