Re: [ANNOUNCE] ipset 7.18 released

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Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:

You might want to CC author of that change.

> On Wednesday 2023-09-20 13:20, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >On Tuesday 2023-09-19 20:26, Jozsef Kadlecsik wrote:
> >>
> >>I'm happy to announce ipset 7.18, which brings a few fixes, backports, 
> >>tests suite fixes and json output support.
> >
> >The installation of the pkgconfig file is now broken.
> >
> >>  - lib/ fix pkgconfig dir (Sam James)
> >
> >Aaaaagh.. that change completely broke installation and must be reverted.
> commit 326932be0c4f47756f9809cad5a103ac310f700d
> Author: Sam James <sam@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date:   Sat Jan 28 19:23:54 2023 +0100
>     lib/ fix pkgconfig dir
>     Signed-off-by: Sam James <sam@xxxxxxxxxx>
>     Signed-off-by: Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Can I just take a moment to vent about this some more.
> The change is, in the words of another Linux developer, utter garbage.
> ${libdir} contains ${prefix} and did so for eternities.
> The commit message is utter garbage too, because it does not
> even try to make an argument to even _have_ the change in the
> first place. Allowing such an underdocumented change is a
> failure in the review process itself.

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