Subject: Re: CMake

Re: CMake

From: Peter Stuge <>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:59:27 +0100

Alexander Lamaison wrote:
> > - The file libssh2.pc is no longer generated with CMake. Is
> > there any plan to restore this functionality?
> CMake has a feature [1] that allows it to be used in place of
> pkg-config. In theory this removes the need for a .pc file,

Only if you assume that the universe only cares about the tool you
prefer today, and no longer the tool that you prefered yesterday.

> If you prefer, I can generate libssh2.pc from a template the way some
> other projects do.

I think anything less would be a severe regression.

Received on 2014-12-09