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

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Thu Jul 9 23:29:23 CEST 2009

Hi James,

Am 08.07.2009 um 11:22 schrieb James Lee:
> On 07/07/09, 21:03:34, William Bonnet <william at wbonnet.net> wrote  
> regarding
> Re: [csw-maintainers] "pkgconfig --exist ..." is telling porkies:
>>> I hope our cairo/new-x11 maintainres can come up with a more  
>>> transparent
>>> solution to this stuff though.
>> Please also add  /opt/csw/X11/lib/pkgconfig to your  PKG_CONFIG_PATH
> There is another problem with the CSW system, eg:
> $ /opt/csw/bin/pkg-config --libs 'gtk+-2.0'
> sh: gnome-config: not found
> Package gobject-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
> Perhaps you should add the directory containing `gobject-2.0.pc'
> to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
> Package 'gobject-2.0', required by 'GdkPixbuf', not found
> gtk+-2.0.pc is part of CSWgtk2.  gobject-2.0.pc is needed by CSWgtk2's
> gtk+-2.0.pc and is part of CSWglib2devel but it's not a depend so I
> don't have it installed.  I used to have gobject-2.0.pc as part of
> CSWglib2 but it was moved to CSWglib2devel and not added CSWglib2 as
> a depend.  In the past when we have split packages we have added the
> parts to the main package to ensure continuity.

This is a very good point. The devel-packages should not only
rely on the base package, but the devel-packages for the base-
packages. Please file a bug report for these so they are not

Best regards

   -- Dago

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