Re: Dependencies of -dev packages
On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 05:20:16PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > >
> > > $ pkg-config --libs a
> > > -la -lb
> > ^^^
> > It should not link to libb if you only request it to link to
> > liba. liba should have a DT_NEEDED for libb, and the linker
> > should find the symbols liba needs from libb itself.
> For dynamic linkage. Static, AFAIK, requires both libs. And here lies the
> utter braindamage in pkg-config.
And pkg-config has a --static option for that, that adds more
libs, see his example.