Re: pkg-config

On Sun, Jul 23, 2000 at 10:07:42PM -0400, Dan Winship wrote:
> > > Here is one though that directly impacts me and my code :) In
> > > Nautilus we need to search for GNOME help files in
> > > /usr/share/gnome/help (or $(gnome_libs_prefix)/share/gnome/help
> > > really).
> ...
> > OK, that's reasonable. I'll add those options.
> Well, but really they want to look in $(gnome_libs_prefix) AND in each
> component of $GNOME_PATH. Given that someone else commented on certain
> functions searching $(gnome_libs_prefix) but ignoring GNOME_PATH,
> maybe it would be best to not let pkg-config tell you gnome-libs's
> prefix, but instead have a gnome-libs function that searches for
> files/paths in each of the possible directories (its own compiled-in
> prefix, plus the GNOME_PATH paths), and make people use that to make
> sure that future functions don't require installing things into
> gnome-libs's prefix.

This has been done in gnome-libs HEAD


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