Re: the *-config scripts

On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 12:18:46PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Martijn van Beers <> writes:
> > So I'm sending this mail to start a discussion on what the requirements
> > of the new g-config script would be.
>  - written in portable sh (joy!)
>  - a way to check whether a package is installed and known about
>  - a way to get the version of each package, and perhaps 
>    support for checking that the version matches the desired
>    version
>  - a way to get the link flags of each package
>  - a way to get the compile flags
>  - should uniquify the flags (remove duplicates)
>  - should support an env variable with a search path for the
>    files (as with GNOME_LIBCONFIG_PATH)
>  - implemented in the near future ;-)
> James Henstridge did a thing called pkg-config which is a bit cleaner
> than gnome-config, his equivalent looks like this:
So which of those doesn't james's script not support yet?


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