[PATCH] Guide to pkg-config

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+tools at mega-nerd.com
Tue Feb 10 14:07:55 PST 2009

Dan Nicholson wrote:

> I don't mind, but I hope it wouldn't become a significant part of the
> document. Cross-compiling is a pretty niche area for the random person
> being confronted with pkg-config.

I think its actually becoming more and more common. For instance
I have a project where I advise all people wanting windows binaries
to cross compile them from linux.

> Also, I've never actually tried to
> use pkg-config in a cross-compiling scenario, so I'm probably not
> qualified to write that part.

I've blogged about it a bit:


Erik de Castro Lopo
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