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Re: Should -dev packages providing .pc files depend on pkg-config?

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 07:58:44AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

> Yes, in the simple case, you can just do this.  In the more complex
> case (which upstream might want to cater for), you need to use
> pkg-config.

No. Even in this case, I _don't_ need to use pkg-config. I just should
be able to parse the .pc file, but I can do that with my own tools
without calling pkg-config at all. It's the information inside the .pc
file that has importance, not the choice of the tool that parses the .pc


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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