conditionalizing variables

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at
Sun Mar 27 14:07:11 PDT 2011

On 2011-03-27 16:57, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] 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.

Yes, exactly: if pkg-config understands that anything within quotes is 
to be considered a single token, I think that will be a very useful feature.



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