gnutls 2.12.6 and zlib 1.2.3

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Fri Jun 24 17:58:36 CEST 2011

On 2011-06-21 Vincent Torri <vincent.torri at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Andreas Metzler <
> ametzler at> wrote:

>> On 2011-06-21 Vincent Torri <vincent.torri at> wrote:
>> that is an ancient version. (18 July 2005), zlib has included a
>> pkg-config script since (16 August 2006).

> But anyway, a distro may or may not provide the .pc file. zlib tests must
> always :

> 1) check first the .pc (if yes one fill Requires.private)
> 2) if not, check header and lib (if yes, fill Libs.private)


FWIW I disagree, we should not be required too work around a) ancient
library versions, or b) distributors who cannot make up their mind
about shipping pkg-config files (zlib no, gnutls yes). However, patch

cu andreas

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