[PATCH] Add pkg-config support

Michael Catanzaro mcatanzaro at gnome.org
Tue Aug 30 18:32:01 UTC 2016

On Tue, 2016-08-30 at 19:56 +0200, Niels Möller wrote:
> Are conventions and best practices documented somewhere?

Not really. There's some documentation in the man page, but it covers
only obvious stuff ("You would normally generate the file using

On Tue, 2016-08-30 at 19:56 +0200, Niels Möller wrote:
> That's tricky to make useful, you have to think carefully about what
> the
> number means. There's ABI breaks, API breaks, and compatible
> extensions,
> all tricky to capture in a single number. I think I'd prefer to not
> have
> any version number here. And if a program needs to test for a
> particular
> gmp feature, I *strongly* recommend doing traditional autoconf-style
> functional tests for the features that are actually needed.

I can resend the patch without the version number if you want?


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