pkg-config v0.26 released

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at
Sun May 15 09:14:39 PDT 2011

On 5/15/11 8:52 AM, Daniel Macks wrote:
> On Sun, 15 May 2011 14:36:52 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've just released pkg-config v0.26.  The NEWS file lists the following
>> changes:
>>  - Drop embedded glib
> Building on a clean system (i.e., no previous pkg-config installed):
> checking for pkg-config... no
> ./configure: line 13540: --exists: command not found
> configure: error: pkg-config and glib-2.0 not found, please set 
> GLIB_CFLAGS and GLIB_LIBS to the correct values
> so I should install glib2 and set those variables to point to it. That 
> is completely impossible because glib2 (for several years now) has a 
> mandatory requirement for pkgconfig in *its* ./configure.
Love circular dependencies.

Gonna have to bring back CLI pkg-config so that we can build glib2.

James McKenzie

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