Bug 19306 - separation of CPPFLAGS/CFLAGS, LDFLAGS/LIBS
Summary: separation of CPPFLAGS/CFLAGS, LDFLAGS/LIBS
Alias: None
Product: pkg-config
Classification: Unclassified
Component: src (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Tollef Fog Heen
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Reported: 2008-12-28 13:09 UTC by Stefan Kost
Modified: 2018-08-25 12:55 UTC (History)
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Description Stefan Kost 2008-12-28 13:09:07 UTC
pkg-config does not separate:
- CPPFLAGS and CFLAGS (both in --cflags)
- LDFLAGS and LIBADD/LDADD (both in --libs)

That is a bit troublesome when used with automake (it can override what people specify when running ./configure ... CPPFLAGS=-D..."). People are forced to put the output of --cflags into CFLAGS even though its mostly -I and -D stuff. For --libs its probably less critical as it should mostly contain -L and -l and not any other linker directives.

Any idea how to solve this?
Comment 1 GitLab Migration User 2018-08-25 12:55:34 UTC
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