Re: Top 20 unnecessary dependencies [was: Re: A plan to get rid of unnecessary package dependencies]
On Thu, Sep 28, 2006, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> >Which is all crap. Yes, this is the list you need for static, but
> >pkg-config is recursing through modules even for dynamic linking which
> >is wrong. Now either pkg-config of the gtk+2 pc file needs to be
> >fixed, then you can start recompiling all the affected programs...
> The gtk+2 .pc file needs to be changed to mark a bunch of those Requires
> as Requires.private, pkg-config provides all the necessary
> infrastructure now. (If not, please do file bugs.)
Patching of gtk+-2.0.pc and friends is on the TODO, but will be
implemented in the 2.10.x series, not in 2.8. pango*.pc would have
been my guinea pigs, but I'm not sure it's worth the risk so close to
Thanks for the reminder!
Loïc Minier <email@example.com>