[Mono-devel-list] Re: libpkg-config ? was GAC and third party libraries: post Beta planning.

Kamil Skalski nazgul at omega.pl
Fri May 7 04:36:43 EDT 2004

Friday 07 May 2004 07:06, Ian MacLean wrote:
> I just wondering if pkg-config functionality is available in a library
> form ? How is the proposed mcs pkg-config support going to be
> implemented ? I assume it won't be by shelling out to the pkg-config
> binary.
> libpkg-config and maybe a pkg-config-sharp wrapper seem like they could
> be useful going forward.

As far as I know, there is no such thing as libpkg-config. Anyways it would 
bring some strange dependency (maybe optional though) to the compiler.

I think we should simply trust user compiling some program (and that he has 
appropraite priviliges to fail running mcs -pkg "gtk-sharp; rm -fr /")


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