On Sat, Feb 05, 2011 at 04:11:08PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote: > > On 05/02/2011, at 16:01, Peter Jeremy wrote: > >> On 07/01/2010, at 14:54, Daniel O'Connor wrote: > >>> One problem is that ports don't know which version to use, it would be > >>> nice > >>> if they could just depend on devel/libusb and Magic Happened (tm) to pick > >>> the correct thing. > > > > The correct solution is 'USE_LIBUSB=yes' with relevant magic in bsd.port.mk > > Unfortunately this is unlikely to occur because it's only needed for 7.x > > which will be dying within the next few years. > > USE_LIBUSB= would be nice, I will see if I can author such a thing.. > > That said it is still desirable to have .pc files for libusb as I believe > that is the canonical way to determine how to compile & link against it. > > If that is by making USE_LIBUSB adds a dep to a pseudo port which installs > the .pc files, or adds no dep because the .pc files are in base are pretty > much equivalent IMO. > > >> What about if devel/pkgconfig is modified to search in > >> /usr/libdata/pkgconfig and systems with native libusb have entries in > >> there? > > > > Apart from libusb, are there any other apps in the base system that > > could reasonably install .pc files? > > None come to mind..
Actually, at least OpenSSL comes to mind, although it currently doesn't. G'luck, Peter -- Peter Pentchev r...@ringlet.net r...@freebsd.org pe...@packetscale.com PGP key: http://people.FreeBSD.org/~roam/roam.key.asc Key fingerprint FDBA FD79 C26F 3C51 C95E DF9E ED18 B68D 1619 4553 because I didn't think of a good beginning of it.
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