pkg-config standards for .pc file location?

Matthew Saltzman mjs at clemson.edu
Wed Feb 3 20:33:32 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 20:22 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote: 
> On Wednesday 03 February 2010, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 19:16 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 19:04 -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > > > I work on another open-source project that is considering using
> > > > pkg-config, and we are trying to establish standards.  I found the
> > > > guidelines for how to package .pc files in Fedora (and EPEL), but I'm
> > > > curious if there are Fedora or Red Hat standards for the location where
> > > > the files are placed when the package is installed?
> > >
> > > Normal .pc files go into %{_libdir}/pkgconfig
> > > Arch-independent .pc files go into %{_datadir}/pkgconfig
> > 
> > That's helpful, thanks!
> 
> See also https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14975
> The new feature doesn't seem that helpful with arch dependent/independent 
> locations though.
> 
Interesting.  Thanks.


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                Matthew Saltzman

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