Control: tags -1 - moreinfo Upon further investigation, it appears I had pkg-config:i386 installed somehow. Please close this bug.
On Wed, 7 Mar 2018 at 01:26 Helmut Grohne <hel...@subdivi.de> wrote: > Control: tags -1 + moreinfo unreproducible > > On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 12:42:28AM -0500, Alexis Hunt wrote: > > 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 cannot reproduce this at all. In a fresh sid debootstrap after > installing libncursesw5-dev and pkg-config, > > pkg-config --exists ncursesw > > gives a successful exit code. I conclude that the behaviour you are > reporting is not reproducible in general and that you need to provide > further information on how to reproduce it. Please remove the moreinfo > tag (by starting your reply with "Control: tags -1 - moreinfo") when > doing so. > > Helmut >