[csw-maintainers] "pkgconfig --exist ..." is telling porkies

James Lee james at opencsw.org
Tue Jul 7 21:51:48 CEST 2009

On 07/07/09, 20:35:55, Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com> wrote regarding Re: 
[csw-maintainers] "pkgconfig --exist ..." is telling porkies:

> On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 07:25:56PM +0000, James Lee wrote:
> > Anyone understand pkgconfig?  This looks easy but I'm blind as to why
> > it's not working:
> > ....
> > $ /opt/csw/bin/pkg-config --libs 'gtk+-2.0'
> > sh: gnome-config: not found
> > Package xcb was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> > Perhaps you should add the directory containing `xcb.pc'
> > to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> > Package 'xcb', required by 'cairo', not found

> seems fairly clear: xcb isnt installed on build8s.

Why does that clearly affect whether gtk+-2.0 exists which clearly
it does.  Even truss doesn't show it looking for xcb.  OK then, too
much time wasted, "if true" in the patch file for configure.

> or at least the pkgconfig files for it arent installed.

> or actually... they are installed in /opt/csw/X11/lib/pkgconfig

> Methinks cairo needs to be rebuilt or something, to give the "new and
> proper" path to it or something. but otherwise, perhaps you can add that
> dir to your pkgconfig path as first.

Which package needs the bug report?  Gtk+-2.0, cairo, xcb or pkgconfig?


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