Package: pkg-config
Version: 0.29-4+b1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

I'm running Debian testing and was trying to use a package reliant on
libncursesw. The libncursesw5-dev package installs ncursesw.pc into
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/pkgconfig, alongside many other pkg-config files. Upon
configuring, however, an error was reported from pkg-config that it could not
find ncursesw.pc. Investigation shows that this is because it is no loading from
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/pkgconfig, which means that any -dev package which
installs to that directory won't work correctly with pkg-config unless the user
explicitly specifies PKG_CONFIG_PATH (as I did to work around this).

I believe that pkg-config should look there by default, or else all -dev
packages installing there need to be updated to install somewhere in the default

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.14.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_CA:en 
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages pkg-config depends on:
ii  libc6         2.26-6
ii  libdpkg-perl
ii  libglib2.0-0  2.54.3-2

pkg-config recommends no packages.

pkg-config suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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