[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#649571: Bug#649571: libasound2-dev: alsa.pc file not installed into /usr/lib/pkgconfig/

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Tue Nov 22 18:49:10 UTC 2011

* Chris McIntyre [111121 22:35 -1000]:

> Package: libasound2-dev
> Version:
> Severity: normal
> After installing libasound2-dev from the sid repository, I was unable to get
> ../configure to detect the ALSA libraries when run prior to the compilation of
> Mangler (a ventrillo client). I was able to determine that the alsa.pc file
> that should be present in /usr/lib/pkgconfig/ was not there. I proceeded to
> copy alsa.pc from the .deb package into /usr/lib/pkgconfig/ by hand and after
> that ./configure was able to detect the ALSA library. I was unable to determine
> if other packages than Mangler would compile properly without the alsa.pc file
> being present, however I can provide further assistance and troubleshooting if
> required.

alsa.pc is installed arch soecific.
# dpkg -L libasound2-dev | egrep "alsa\.pc"
and you'll find it.


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