[gnutls-dev] pkg-config file for libgnutls

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Thu Feb 15 20:56:25 CET 2007

On 2007-02-15 Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> wrote:
> Possibly we could have a 'Requires: libtasn1' line added,

It would not be the right thing imho. Afaik Requires is rarely the
right thing for dependencies that are libraries (Only if the API
of the required library is intentionally exposed by original library.)>

> which I
> think would have the effect as you want: 'pkg-config --libs gnutls'
> will mention -ltasn1.

Well, it shouldn't.

cu andreas
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