[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCHv2 1/3] tools/pkg-config: Replace with pkgconf
rosenp at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 23:12:45 EST 2020
On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:03 AM Petr Štetiar <ynezz at true.cz> wrote:
> Rosen Penev <rosenp at gmail.com> [2019-12-25 12:51:33]:
> > On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 3:17 AM Petr Štetiar <ynezz at true.cz> wrote:
> > >
> > > Rosen Penev <rosenp at gmail.com> [2019-11-28 11:19:31]:
> > >
> > > > pkgconf is a newer, actively maintained implementation of pkg-config
> > >
> > > I'm wondering if that `actively maintained` part still holds true.
> > It does. The team has management issues it seems. They've publicly
> > stated they want to move away from GitHub:
> > https://github.com/pkgconf/pkgconf.github.io/issues/1
> > So you would think based on the URL of the download that development
> > moved here: https://git.dereferenced.org/pkgconf/pkgconf#
> > But there's also a third place where development seems to have moved:
> > https://git.sr.ht/~kaniini/pkgconf/log
> > Seems it's a mess.
> So how to sort this out?
> I'm simply in favor of keeping the current pkg-config, because the suggested
> replacement doesn't seem like a worth considering yet, but maybe I read it
It's more portable and smaller. And as stated, it is still fairly active.
> -- ynezz
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