Re: Building with meson on NixOS/nixpkgs

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
To: Wolfgang Walther <walther(at)technowledgy(dot)de>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Building with meson on NixOS/nixpkgs
Date: 2024-03-18 19:03:53
Message-ID: 202403181903.2wyoxgv5eduw@alvherre.pgsql
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On 2024-Mar-16, Wolfgang Walther wrote:

> The upstream name for the ossp-uuid package / pkg-config file is "uuid". Many
> distributions change this to be "ossp-uuid" to not conflict with e2fsprogs.

I can confirm that this is true for Debian, at least; the packaging
rules have this in override_dh_install:

install -D -m 644 debian/tmp/usr/lib/$(DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH)/pkgconfig/uuid.pc \

which matches the fact that Engelschall's official repository has the
file named simply uuid.pc:

Álvaro Herrera PostgreSQL Developer —

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