Re: gtk targets and pkg-config
- From: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gtk targets and pkg-config
- Date: 02 Jan 2001 11:01:29 -0500
Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
> At the moment, "pkg-config --libs gtk+-2.0" returns libs for the
> target GTK was compiled for.
> I think instead, "pkg-config --libs gtk+-2.0" should only work for the
> X target, and "pkg-config --libs gtk+-linux-fb-2.0" should be required
> for the FB target, etc. Since the headers are the same for all targets
> (I think...) we can then install and use multiple targets
> simultaneously, and you can also check for the proper GTK with
> "pkg-config --exists gtk+-linux-fb-2.0", etc.
This sounds fine to me, with the elaboration:
pkg-config --libs gtk+-2.0 should return the options for the
"default" windowing system for the platform, which on Unix would
be X11 (normally). To accomplish this nicely, gtk+-2.0.pc should be a
installed as a symlink to gtk+-x11-2.0.pc.
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