pkg-config and glib2

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Fri Feb 18 10:56:30 PST 2011

]] Dan Nicholson 

| To me it's a no-brainer. We discussed whether to bundle glib2 in the
| source and didn't really come to a conclusion. I personally feel like
| we should take this minor maintenance burden to allow other packages
| to use pkg-config without worrying about dependencies.

I don't really see a big reason for us to do that, but on the other
hand, I don't care massively the other way either.  If somebody (you?)
does the integration work to make it easy to bundle a 2.0 glib, I say we
go for that.  Else, it'll be dropped.

| Unfortunately, the conversation fell off into whether pkg-config
| should be using glib API at all. I don't think the people actually
| maintaining pkg-config would want to drop glib usage, though.

Agreed, it's not like glib's a ill-maintained or particularly weird

Tollef Fog Heen
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