pkg-config v0.26 released

Perry Smith pedzsan at
Sun Oct 9 08:06:49 PDT 2011

Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at ...> writes:

> Hi all,
> I've just released pkg-config v0.26.  The NEWS file lists the following
> changes:
>  - Build system fixes
>  - More tests
>  - pkg.m4 fixups which makes autoconf 2.66 happier.
>  - Drop support for legacy -config scripts.  Those should already be
>    gone and cause problems in cross-compilation environments.
>  - Drop embedded glib
>  - Fix up pkg.m4 to handle the case of --exists working and --cflags
>    or --libs failing.
>  - Various documentation updates
>  - Allow $() through without escaping it.
>  - Add --with-system-include-path instead of hard-coding
>    /usr/include.
> It can be downloaded from

I work for a big corporation where the left hand often doesn't know what the
right hand is doing.  It gives me tons of joy making fun of them because I'm
thinking that small, simple, organizations would never have the same types of
problems.  But you've just proven that false.

It took only an hour or so for a fatal bug to be reported but that bug still
isn't fixed.  Amazing.

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