conditionalizing variables

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Sun Mar 27 13:57:20 PDT 2011

]] Stefan Seefeld 

sorry about the late reply here..

| Right, understood. Is there any possibility that pkg-config becomes a
| little more clever about this ? For example, if it understood the
| content of those variables, it could avoid rearranging certain
| portions of the command-line.

We should probably just support double-quoting variables and then you
can quote items.  It'd still leave you stuck when trying to embed the
contents of your requires fields and such, but that could conceivably be
solved with variable substitution.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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