On 05/18/2017 02:25 PM, clipka wrote:
> we could use a bit of help to iron out a kink in the Unix build process:
> Currently, our approach at identifying the version of the installed
> OpenEXR library is based on the `pkg-config` tool, which does not seem
> to be available on all systems (example: Mac OS X darwin 15.6.0).
> My guess is that this approach was originally used because older
> versions of OpenEXR were pretty taciturn when it came to disclosing
> their version number.
> However, modern versions of OpenEXR are much more cooperative in this
> respect, so getting the version information of those should be well
> possible even without `pkg-config`.
> So it would be neat if someone with some rudimentary knowledge of
> Automake and a bit of Unix know-how could review the current mechanism,
> and amend it so that the OpenEXR version information is obtained in a
> more portable fashion when possible, and the `pkg-config`-based approach
> is only used as a fallback solution.
> Any takers?
I'll take a run at the update later today.
If successful, I'll assume you want the pull req against release/v3.7.1
unless I hear otherwise.
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