Re: [ANNOUNCE] ipset 7.18 released

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> On 20 Sep 2023, at 13:51, Florian Westphal <fw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> You might want to CC author of that change.
Yeah, happy to fix my error - although being polite wouldn't go amiss.

>>> 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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