[ntp:hackers] Build quirks: Error 96, gnome-config

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sun Mar 6 23:10:10 UTC 2011


.pc files are the new way to figure out what 3rd-party libraries are
available and what compiler and linker options you should use to get

http://pkg-config.freedesktop.org/wiki/ is the project's home page.

We originally started to use it for libevent (only used by sntp right
now, but I plan to use it more generally), and then Dave Hart realized
that openssl provided .pc files as well, and that using pkg-config would
make our 'configure' process lots easier.


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