Register gmp with pkg-config
nisse at lysator.liu.se
Thu Jun 16 05:31:28 UTC 2016
Irina Gossmann <irina.gossmann at gmail.com> writes:
> Is there any reason for not including a .pc file with gmp? Since it's not
> registered with pkg-config, code depending on it won't build without some
> addition fiddling (I'm on Linux and OSX, not sure if/how it works
> differently on other platforms).
I guess the .pc file has to be generated by configure, to get file names
right. In a different project, I did it like this:
(There might be some helpers with libtool or automake; I don't know
those tools too well).
pkg-config support should also be documentated, somewhere close to the
section https://gmplib.org/manual/Autoconf.html#Autoconf (generated from
> If you have a way of accepting contributions from outside, I can contribute
> a pkg-config file. Couldn't find a howto for contributors on the website,
> would've sent a patch directly otherwise.
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