"SDL_mixer.pc" missing, making it impossible to use autoconf to compile software that depends on SDL_mixer.

Bug #928792 reported by Raúl Santos on 2012-02-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
sdl-mixer1.2 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Running

`pkg-config --libs SDL_mixer`

returns

Package SDL_mixer was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `SDL_mixer.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'SDL_mixer' found

I checked and there's no SDL_mixer.pc where it should be: /usr/lib/pkgconfig/SDL_mixer.pc.

I'm running Natty but the same problem affects Oneiric but it seems to be corrected on Precise (the file is there: http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/i386/libsdl-mixer1.2-dev/filelist).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: libsdl-mixer1.2-dev 1.2.8-6.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-13.54-generic-pae 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-13-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Feb 8 11:50:43 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: sdl-mixer1.2
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Raúl Santos (borfast) wrote :

This should not be an issue in newer versions (1.2.12)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in sdl-mixer1.2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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