[HarfBuzz] Detecting ICU/FreeType without pkg-config?

Behdad Esfahbod behdad.esfahbod at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 09:33:07 PST 2009

Hi Steven,

This sound like something I can do.  Ans while at it, do it the way I like to 
see it.  I'll take a look.


On 11/19/2009 11:31 AM, Steven R. Loomis wrote:
> There's a bug http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/6981  to have ICU
> provide pkg-config. If someone would like to write a patch and
> contribute it that would be most welcome, I'm sure.
> -s
> Jjgod Jiang wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently harfbuzz-ng use pkg-config to detect whether the ICU and
>> FreeType libraries are present. However, the official ICU code obtained
>> from icu-project.org does not have a icu.pc file shipped (and will not
>> generate one after compilation, if I am correct). I did notice that
>> "./configure --help" of harfbuzz-ng mentioned ICU_FLAGS adn ICU_LIBS
>> environment variables, but setting them didn't work for me either,
>> configure still reported no ICU lib found.
>> Is there any way to make harfbuzz-ng detect ICU/FreeType without using
>> pkg-config files? Thanks.
>> - Jiang
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