pkg-config search path

Andrew Sobala aes at
Tue Sep 23 19:52:48 EEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-23 at 17:36, Andrew Sobala wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 17:40, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I think the right solution is probably to add a config file similar to
> > that lists pkg-config search dirs, and ship it by default
> > with X11R6 in there.
> That would be preferable to using system config files to find the search
> dirs, since sometimes when installing beta software in a different
> prefix you want pkg-config to fail if a library can't be found in your
> weird prefix, instead of falling back to the version in the
> distribution.

Sorry, just to clarify: by "system config files" I meant and
friends. Things that can't be changed without being root.

Andrew Sobala <aes at>
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