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From: Michael Walter (michael.walter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-30 05:52:03

On 7/30/07, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Let's put it this way. pkgconfig is capable of expanding 'boost' into
> a bunch of -l, -L and -I compiler options. pkgconfig is not capable of
> dealing with variants. Therefore, pkgconfig can be only used when there's
> "default variant" that can be linked to. On Linux, we can decide what
> such variant is. I'm not sure such default variant can be easily established
> on Windows, so pkgconfig is of limited use there.

How about simply generating the .pc files during the build process?
Then the user can install whatever they feel is the right default to
their pkgconfig directory.


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