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ax_create_pkgconfig_info

Synopsis

AX_CREATE_PKGCONFIG_INFO [(outputfile, [requires [,libs [,summary [,cflags [, ldflags]]]]])]

Description

Defaults:

  $1 = $PACKAGE_NAME.pc
  $2 = (empty)
  $3 = $PACKAGE_LIBS $LIBS (as set at that point in configure.ac)
  $4 = $PACKAGE_SUMMARY (or $1 Library)
  $5 = $PACKAGE_CFLAGS (as set at the point in configure.ac)
  $6 = $PACKAGE_LDFLAGS (as set at the point in configure.ac)
  PACKAGE_NAME defaults to $PACKAGE if not set.
  PACKAGE_LIBS defaults to -l$PACKAGE_NAME if not set.

The resulting file is called $PACKAGE.pc.in / $PACKAGE.pc

You will find this macro most useful in conjunction with ax_spec_defaults that can read good initializers from the .spec file. In consequencd, most of the generatable installable stuff can be made from information being updated in a single place for the whole project.

Source Code

Download the latest version of ax_create_pkgconfig_info.m4 or browse the macro’s revision history.

License

Copyright © 2008 Guido U. Draheim guidod@gmx.de
Copyright © 2008 Sven Verdoolaege skimo@kotnet.org

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