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Re: --enable-pc-files and nonexistent $PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR

From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: Re: --enable-pc-files and nonexistent $PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2012 15:06:25 +0200

On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Sven Joachim <address@hidden> wrote:
> What are the reasons that the CF_ENABLE_PC_FILES macro disables
> pkg-config support if $PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR does not exist?  I can imagine
> that there will be a problem if it exists and is a non-directory, but if
> it's not there, "make install" should just create it.

Especially with DESTDIR installs, the destination directory will
almost certainly *not* exist! make install will have to be able to
create the directory in any case, to support such DESTDIR installs.

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