[Development] [Interest] .pc file generation

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat May 7 18:21:45 CEST 2016

On sábado, 7 de maio de 2016 16:40:32 PDT René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> Re: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/140954/
> Is the justification for omitting .pc files still relevant that "frameworks
> are currently broken anyway"? They don't appear to be, but omitting
> pkg-config files for them makes it impossible to build all dependent
> software that uses pkg-config for finding Qt5. Example: poppler's Qt5
> wrapper.
> I think that's not really acceptable, especially since they again install
> just fine after applying the reverse patch
> (https://github.com/Homebrew/legacy-homebrew/commit/620baaf10c957875d9d2b95
> 8343456f0d35d15fc).
> Are there plans to address this issue, or should I file a bug report?

[Thread moved to dev]

Frameworks with pkg-config are broken, it appears, not Qt. If you have a 
suggestion of what we should produce, say so.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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