LFS 5.0 - pkgconfig-0.15.0 - PKG_CONFIG_PATH

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 12 18:40:40 PST 2004


Albert wrote:

>Tushar Teredesai wrote:
><snip>
>  
>
>>When writing the (still incomplete) package management section in the
>>book, I went thru all the symlink style pkg-manager links in the FAQ
>>and I was surprised that none of them mention the problems with using
>>the second command instead of the first.
>>    
>>
>I would like to recommend a program not currently in the FAQ, _spill_. 
>It is somewhat minimalist, which I like, is easy to use and under
>active development.  The author tells me that a newer version is due
>out soon with enhanced conflict resolution.  It's a simple small C
>program.
>
>http://www.rc0.org.uk/spill
>  
>
The webpage for the above program also specifies the same misleading thing!

    ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/foo-1.0

Personally I would be wary of using any program whose primary maintainer 
does not know the difference between the two methods I mentioned in my 
previous e-mail.



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