On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 19:48:03 +0100
Thomas Sachau <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Defining a prefix is no "hack", it is an option you can use.
> Anyway, we both have probably enough packages with such a "hack"
> installed, but i cannot find a single file in /lib/pkgconfig, not even
> that dir does exist. Is it different on your system?
Defining a prefix is no hack. Defining a prefix would result in
existence of such a file, and installation of static libraries in /lib.
We use hacks to move shared libraries to rootfs, and then create one
more hack to not confuse the linker with different locations of static
and shared libraries.