Bug 1652589 - Incorrect pkg-config file
Summary: Incorrect pkg-config file
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: re2
Version: 29
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Denis Arnaud
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2018-11-22 12:46 UTC by Suvayu
Modified: 2019-11-27 23:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 23:10:32 UTC
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Description Suvayu 2018-11-22 12:46:21 UTC
Description of problem:
pkg-config gives incorrect compiler and linker options due to incorrect directory in the .pc file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try:
   $ pkg-config --cflags re2
   $ pkg-confpkgconf --libs re2
   -L/usr/local/lib -lre2 -pthreadig --libs re2
2. Where as the files are installed in the usual directories:
   $ ls /usr/include/re2
   filtered_re2.h  re2.h  set.h  stringpiece.h  variadic_function.h
   $ ls /usr/lib64/libre2.so*
   /usr/lib64/libre2.so  /usr/lib64/libre2.so.0  /usr/lib64/libre2.so.0.0.0
3. This is because prefix is defined as /usr/local, and libdir is defined as ${exec_prefix}/lib in /usr/lib64/pkgconfig/re2.pc

Actual results:

Expected results:
$ pkg-config --cflags re2
$ pkg-config --libs re2
-lre2 -pthread

Additional info:
prefix should be /usr, and libdir should be ${exec_prefix}/lib64

Comment 1 Denis Arnaud 2019-08-05 09:22:09 UTC
An upgrade has just been made to the latest RE2 version (2019-08-01). Package updates are:
* Fedora Rawhide (31): https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-815f37e7fe
* Fedora 30: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-a49097c021
* Fedora 29: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-0f5dd9fe0d

If it does not solve the issue, a patch should be submitted upstream (https://github.com/google/re2).

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 18:59:01 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 29 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 29 on 2019-11-26.
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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 23:10:32 UTC
Fedora 29 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-11-26. Fedora 29 is
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