some more early 0.24 feedback

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed May 26 16:47:08 PDT 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-24 at 19:52 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> "pkgconfig 0.24 breaks the mono compiler when using the -pkg parameter"
>> See
>> Seems some extra escaping is acting up.
>> Possibly the fix for bug  3571 ?
> Another instance of this problem is
> pkg-config --cflags gconf-2.0
> which is now returning -DORBIT2\=1 instead of -DORBIT2=1 as it used to.
> I have reverted the escaping in the Fedora pkgconfig package for now,
> until we can work out a way to escape whitespace without breaking the
> rest of the world...

I see you also added the POPT_ERROR_NOARG bodge I posted. You may want
to try my fuller patch, or extend that approach to also cover
parse_libs and parse_libs_private. As it is, any empty Libs or
Libs.private will cause the same problem. See the "system popt"


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