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Re: broken pkg-config files

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: broken pkg-config files
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 12:28:19 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sun, Jan 01, 2012 at 06:12:01PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2011-12-31 20:07 +0100, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 07:55:19PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> >> On 2011-12-31 19:31 +0100, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >> > I agree that they should be named tic.pc, tinfo.pc for the given options.
> >> 
> >> And have -ltic, -ltinfo in the Libs: section.
> >
> > yes (I'm working on that).
> Thanks, it's working in the 20111231 patchlevel.  One minor nitpick:
> With the given option, tic.pc has
> Requires.private: ncursesw, tinfo
> Shouldn't it list tinfo only, considering your explanation in
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2011-10/msg00010.html ?

yes - I overlooked that yesterday when making fixes to the scripts.
(at the time, I was just fixing the naming inconsistencies).

I'll be revisiting this again anyway: it would be nice if I could configure
things so that termcap was supported with the libraries split up.  But in
that special case, libtic contains symbols needed by tinfo.  (I think it
might be possible to use weak symbols to do this, but only have it on a
to-do list so far - I'm reluctant to move things between libraries of
course).  Since Debian isn't making use of termcap, that's an academic

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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