[Gtk-sharp-list] [Patch, etc] minimal pkgconfig support

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Thu, 27 Mar 2003 15:18:58 +0100

On 03/27/03 fd wrote:
> > We need to rethink the granularity a bit.  Anyone else have any opinions
> > on this?  Are we breaking ground and setting precedents here that the
> > rest of the mono project should be consulted about?  Since pkg-config is
> > primarily targetted at C projects, maybe we need to be considering
> > cooking a different solution that works better for the C# realm?
> pkg-config isn't suitable for this kind of use. We grilled this issue to
> death on #mono a few months ago; the consensus is that the current setup
> will have to suffice until the Global Assembly Cache is implemented.

I don't see how the GAC is related to the intended use of pkg-config.
Note that the GAC is for signed assemblies only, we would still like to
have a way to get the path to the directory and the names of assemblies
and their dependencies.


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