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

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Wed Mar 18 15:51:55 EDT 2009

On 03/18/2009 03:48 PM, Rusty Howell wrote:
> 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.

macports is like fink, and installs its own pkg-config in /opt/local 
which is prepended ot the path taking precedence over the one we symlink 
into /usr/bin


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