pkg-config 0.24 released

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Sun May 23 14:37:40 PDT 2010

Hi all,

I just released pkg-config 0.24, the NEWS file is reproduced below.

pkg-config 0.24
 - Fix up bug in PKG_CONFIG_SYSROOT handling which mangled non-I and
   non-L arguments
 - Put /usr/lib/pkgconfig and /usr/share/pkgconfig into the default
   search path when no prefix is passed to configure.
 - Portability fixes for Windows and NetBSD
 - Various man page updates
 - Add logging support to log how pkg-config is being called.
 - Skip Requires.private unless we need them for Cflags
 - Add a variable, pc_path to the compiled-in pkg-config package that
   you can query for the compiled-in PKG_CONFIG_PC_PATH.
 - Various updates to pkg.m4.
 - Update rpmvercmp with bugfixes from upstream.
 - Add introductory guide to pkg-config, thanks to Dan Nicholson for
   the patch.
 - Add listing of variables in a package
 - Make it possible to use external popt.
 - Add --print-provides and --print-requires(-private) options
 - Add support for paths containing whitespace and shell metacharacters

Tollef Fog Heen
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