pkg-config version confusion

Jeffrey Walton noloader at
Thu Jan 4 06:27:23 UTC 2018

Hi Everyone,

I'm trying to track down an issue when AC_MSG_ERROR goes missing after
updating M4, Autoconf, Automake and Libtool. Stack Overflow says to
update Pkg-Config next (

When I check my Fedora 26 x86_64 machine:

    $ command -v pkg-config
    $ pkg-config --version

But when I check the pkg-config download at are it says the latest
version is 0.29.2 from MARCH 2017.

Does anyone know what is going on with the version information? Is
1.3.12 newer or older than 0.29.2?

Thanks in advance.

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