Receiving the dependency chain from pkg-config

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Apr 19 11:23:08 PDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:28 AM, Johannes Schmid <jhs at> wrote:
> Hi!
> I am a developer/maintainer of the anjuta idea and we run into a problem
> when dealing with pkg-config. We want to scan the include directories
> given by each package to receive symbols. The problem is that for
> example "pkg-config --cflags gtk+-2.0" gives us cflags for gtk+ and all
> it's dependencies. We don't know which flag belongs to which of the
> packages.
> So, I wanted to kindly ask if it would be possible to merge the patch
> from bug #2458 ([1]) to master which would allow us to fix it by
> comparing the cflags of the required packages.
> Thanks,
> Johannes
> [1]

Just in case it happens, there's an updated patch used in fedora that
also pulls in Requires.private.


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