2019: Use of gpg-error-config scrypt (symbolic link) for {libassuan,libksba,npth,libgcrypt,ntbtls,gpgme}-config
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With new gpgrt-config and *.pc files, *-config invocation can be now replaced by gpgrt-config invocation. This has done in new *.m4 scripts.

But we can't remove *-config script. Since there are still old software which invokes *-config script in configure script (from *.m4), we should keep offering *-config scripts, for some forthcoming years.

Yet, there can be some more improvements for *-config scripts. That is:

By improving gpg-error-config script (automatically detects the place for --libdir and also detects corresponding *.pc by its script name), gpg-error-config script can be the one which invokes gpgrt-config script with --libdir option and name for *.pc.
Then, all *-config script can be linked to gpg-error-config script.

See T4239: Should gpgrt-config have default LIBDIR definition in the script? for the gpgrt-config.

gniibe created this task.Nov 8 2018, 2:50 AM
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