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Re: [Lzip-bug] Missing pkg-config support?

From: Matías Fonzo
Subject: Re: [Lzip-bug] Missing pkg-config support?
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:31:11 -0300

Hello Antonio :-)

On Tue, 30 Apr 2019 16:23:50 +0200
Antonio Diaz Diaz <address@hidden> wrote:
> Pierre Neidhardt wrote:
> > it's customary these days to provide a pkg-config file so that
> > programs can be build portably across operating systems by simply
> > depending on
> >
> >    `pkg-config --cflags lzlib`
> >    `pkg-config --libs lzlib`
> Currently lzlib has no dependencies beyond the normal build tools. I 
> would prefer not to add a dependency on pkg-config.

The trick could consist in add/generate a pkg-config .pc file for those
programs trying to detect the presence of lzlib and its flags.  For
example, the output of `pkg-config --libs zlib` is:

Probably this is want Pierre means (to be used/detected by other

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