Re: BUG #15306: Use pkg-config for searching libxml2 header

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Böszörményi Zoltán <zboszor(at)pr(dot)hu>
Cc: dingxiangfei2009(at)gmail(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #15306: Use pkg-config for searching libxml2 header
Date: 2018-08-01 13:29:48
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=?UTF-8?B?QsO2c3rDtnJtw6lueWkgWm9sdMOhbg==?= <zboszor(at)pr(dot)hu> writes:
> 2018-07-31 20:33 keltezéssel, Tom Lane írta:
>> Why? Under what circumstances would xml2-config not be present
>> (assuming that libxml2 is) or give a less desirable answer than
>> pkg-config?

> The Yocto cross-compiler framework (since Yocto 2.2 IIRC) does not
> allow the "binconfig" scripts for XML2 and GD and for some other
> libraries.

Then that's a bug to fix in Yocto. They can't imagine that their
shortcomings are grounds to force changes in every other software
on the planet.

regards, tom lane

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