Re: [bob brasko net: Re: Glib]

On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 02:57:29PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Bob Rossi <bob brasko net> writes:
> > Ok, maybe I'm a little ignorant on how Glib works. How do I build a Glib
> > with mostly data types? Does this depend on the pkg-config program? I
> > checked out the latest sources and did a build on Cygwin. The
> > ./configure needed pkg-config. So I downloaded that. For some reason,
> > that depends on an older version of GLib? That didn't compile.
> > 
> > Do you see how it would be nice if Glib could be ./configured in a way
> > that only produced a library with ADT's?
> > 
> > My point is, I would like to be able to compile the small Glib you are
> > talking about, without depending on anything (OS specific in Glib or
> > programs in the build system ). Is this possible? I would really like 
> > to use Glib's data structures in CGDB.
> You don't need to do anything special. If you compile glib, several
> libraries are built. You are free to link only the libraries that your
> application really needs. If all you need is plain glib, then link
> plain glib only. If you use pkg-config, there's glib-2.0.pc to ease
> this task for you.

Is there anyway the pkg-config package can not be needed in the when building the minimal Glib library?

This doesn't seem necessary. Is it?

Bob Rossi

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