[CMake] [RFC] How to use pkg-config under Windows (... and OSX)?
a.neundorf-work at gmx.net
Tue Nov 15 12:45:46 EST 2011
On Tuesday 15 November 2011, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 15. November 2011, 18:07:16 schrieb Alexander Neundorf:
> > But our (KDEs) Windows developer team says that even if pkg-config is
> > found under Windows, and even if it reports something, they actively
> > want to ignore it.
> > The reason for this is that for those packages under Windows the user
> > decides at install-time where the package will be installed, while the
> > pc-files for pkg-config have been generated at build-time with the
> > install directory the developer chose at build-time.
> > This directory chosen by the developer and hardcoded into the pc-files
> > and the actual install directory chosen by the user can very well be
> > different.
> > 5) something else...
> > Comments ?
> Fix the installers to write the install paths into the .pc files?
While correct, this doesn't help anybody who has to deal with these files now.
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