[flashrom] [PATCH 1/3] Let pkg-config work with cross-compilers.

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sun Jan 25 02:10:08 CET 2015

On 19.01.2015 21:39, Stefan Tauner wrote:
> In cross-compiler setups pkg-config often needs some help to
> determine the correct libraries. This can be done for example by
> setting PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR to point to the directory where the
> cross-compile .pc files are located. If PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR was not
> set already outside of the Makefile we set it according to LIBS_BASE
> and add the respective path to the linker's rpath. This makes it
> possible to easily cross-compile by only setting CC and LIBS_BASE on
> the command line.
> This patch also removes the explicit default for LIBS_BASE again
> because it does not play well with this change and was a bad idea to
> begin with.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at alumni.tuwien.ac.at>
> Acked-by: Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at alumni.tuwien.ac.at>

My only worry is that we might break native compilation on some
architectures where the buildbot currently only checks crossbuilding.

Apart from that, the reasoning and the code looks good (though I'm not
really an expert in linker behaviour).

Acked-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>


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