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Last change on this file since cd0d464 was cd0d464, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Updated build entities and added indexing tags to pkgconfig

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY pkgconfig-download-http "http://www.freedesktop.org/software/pkgconfig/releases/pkgconfig-&pkgconfig-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY pkgconfig-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.fu-berlin.de/unix/linux/mirrors/gentoo/distfiles/pkgconfig-&pkgconfig-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY pkgconfig-md5sum "a7e4f60a6657dbc434334deb594cc242">
10<!ENTITY pkgconfig-size "610 KB">
11<!ENTITY pkgconfig-buildsize "7.6 MB">
12<!ENTITY pkgconfig-time "0.19 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="pkgconfig" xreflabel="pkgconfig-&pkgconfig-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="pkgconfig.html"?>
21<title><application>pkgconfig</application>-&pkgconfig-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="pkgconfig">
23<primary sortas="a-Pkgconfig">Pkgconfig</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>pkgconfig</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>pkgconfig</application> package contains
29tools for passing the include path and/or library paths to build tools during
30the <command>make</command> file execution.</para>
31
32<sect3><title>Package information</title>
33<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
34<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
35<ulink url="&pkgconfig-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
37<ulink url="&pkgconfig-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &pkgconfig-md5sum;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &pkgconfig-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
41&pkgconfig-buildsize;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
43&pkgconfig-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46</sect2>
47
48<sect2>
49<title>Installation of <application>pkgconfig</application></title>
50
51<para>Install <application>pkgconfig</application> by running the following
52commands:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
55make</command></userinput></screen>
56
57<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
60
61</sect2>
62
63<sect2>
64<title>Configuring <application>pkgconfig</application></title>
65
66<para>The default setting for <envar>PKG_CONFIG_PATH</envar> is
67<filename>/usr/lib/pkgconfig</filename> because of the prefix used to
68install pkgconfig. You may add to <envar>PKG_CONFIG_PATH</envar> by exporting
69additional paths on your system where <application>pkgconfig</application>
70files are installed. Note that <envar>PKG_CONFIG_PATH</envar> is only needed
71when compiling packages, not during run-time.</para>
72
73</sect2>
74
75<sect2>
76<title>Contents</title>
77
78<segmentedlist>
79<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
80<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
81<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
82
83<seglistitem>
84<seg>pkg-config</seg>
85<seg>None</seg>
86<seg>None</seg>
87</seglistitem>
88</segmentedlist>
89
90<variablelist>
91<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
92<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
93
94<varlistentry id="pkg-config">
95<term><command>pkg-config</command></term>
96<listitem><para>is a function that returns meta information for the specified
97library.</para>
98<indexterm zone="pkgconfig pkg-config">
99<primary sortas="b-pkg-config">pkg-config</primary>
100</indexterm></listitem>
101</varlistentry>
102
103</variablelist>
104</sect2>
105</sect1>
106
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