pkg-config files list protos when not required

Julien Cristau jcristau at
Sat Jan 9 13:48:55 PST 2010

On Sat, Jan  9, 2010 at 13:42:25 -0800, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:

> Why do the pkg-config files still report that the protos are
> dependencies of the Xlib libraries?  Shouldn't that have been removed
> with the big proto/Xlib cleanup prior to the last Katamari?  Was this
> just overlooked or intentional?  I don't see any reason why a userland
> application building against libX11 should require xproto.
I can't see how you could ever build an xlib app without having xproto
installed.  For a start, <X11/Xlib.h> needs <X11/Xfuncproto.h> and
<X11/Xosdefs.h>.  What problem are you trying to solve?


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