[Mono-osx] Mac OSX and /etc/profile.d

Rusty Howell rhowell at novell.com
Wed Mar 18 15:48:44 EDT 2009

Geoff Norton wrote:
> On 03/18/2009 02:24 PM, Rusty Howell wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> What's the proper thing to do with pkg-config files?  Mono on OSX
>> isntalls a bunch of .pc files in
>> /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/lib/pkgconfig
>> But in order to use them, the user must set PKG_CONFIG_PATH.  I see that
>> most pkg-config files are in /opt/local/lib/pkgconfig or
>> /opt/local/share/pkgconfig.  Should the Mono installation process
>> install (or symlink) .pc files in one of those directories, or should
>> Mono leave the .pc files where they are and set PKG_CONFIG_PATH
>> somewhere.
> You have installed macports which is why this is.
> -g
Could you explain this a bit more? I don't know much about macports and
why it's affecting this.

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