Projects / no-pkg-config


no-pkg-config is a bash script which implements the functionality of the standard pkg-config utility. It is intended for users of minimal systems who want to use pkg-config but do not want to install all the dependencies of the standard implementation. Most of the important features of the original implementation are supported. The commandline syntax and .pc file format are the same as the original. To use it, just place the script somewhere in your PATH and give it execute permissions.

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  •  11 Mar 2012 00:55

    Release Notes: Initial release, compatible with pkg-config 0.26.

    Recent comments

    21 Apr 2012 02:16 jengelh

    The openSUSE .spec file for pkg-config 0.25 lists neither glib nor python as build requirements, and pkg-config bundles popt and glib-1.2.10, and does not mention python according to grep, so any circular dependency seems to be resolved, should it once have existed.

    11 Mar 2012 23:50 lemonlime

    The standard pkg-config depends on glib, which depends on python and several other packages, including pkg-config itself (circular dependency). Python also needs pkg-config in order to find libffi. I'm using LFS, so this type of thing matters, otherwise we need to manually set CFLAGS and LDFLAGS for each package that uses pkg-config until it is installed.

    11 Mar 2012 20:56 jengelh

    Wonder what "all the dependencies" are that the project description speaks of.


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