From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-17 10:23:52
On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 06:26:56PM +0400, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> >> I install them into <prefix>/lib/pkgconfig. That of course requires the
> >> PKG_CONFIG_PATH to be set. That is basically the same procedure as
> >> setting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH if libraries are installed in places not
> >> automatically looked in by the library loader.
> > And IMHO that's an important point, just by using a different
> > PKG_CONFIG_PATH you can link to a completely different set of libs:
> > make PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$HOME/my_local_version_of_boost
> > or
> > make CXX=g++41 PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$HOME/boost_built_with_gcc41
> > I wouldn't have to change the Makefile at all for this to work.
> Pretty cool, I'd say. And, BTW, does pkg-config have any documentation
> besides extra lean man page? I could not find any.
It's on www.freedesktop.org IIRC ... yes:
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