On 03/07/08 18:48, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Friday 07 March 2008, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> Instead of having all applications work around freetyp2's weird include
>> macro stuff, why not complain to the freetype2 people and have them
>> provide just a plain old <freetype2.h> that can be included like any other
>> header file?
>> Sorry for being ignorant, but I have this tendency to try to solve problems
>> at their root.
> FWIW, I think providing a pkgconfig file is very much a "root" solution 
> (ditto 
> $foo-config scripts, but *.pc are much simpler to write and read and have a 
> unified interface).  Lots of library packages (and also some others) provide 
> them nowadays which is great, and has made the things you express 
> dissatisfaction with in the above as well as other similar ones pretty much 
> moot.
> In fact, I think VDR should also provide a *.pc file.  I ship one in Fedora's 
> VDR packages, and a good deal of it would be applicable to upstream VDR too.  
> Just let me know if you're interested and I'll have a look at making a 
> upstreamable version of it.

If this is as simple as putting another file into the VDR source directory
(and leaving everything else as is), please send me that file and I'll take
a look.


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