10.21. Pkg-config-lite-0.28-1

Pkg-config-lite is a tool to help you insert the correct compiler options on the command line when compiling applications and libraries.

10.21.1. Installation of Pkg-config-lite

Prepare Pkg-config-lite for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr --docdir=/usr/share/doc/pkg-config-0.28-1

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

10.21.2. Contents of Pkg-config-lite

Installed programs: pkg-config
Installed directory: /usr/share/doc/pkg-config-0.28-1

Short Descriptions


The pkg-config program is used to retrieve information about installed libraries in the system. It is typically used to compile and link against one or more libraries.