Bug 2987 - [PENDING] PKG_CHECK_MODULES() no longer evaluates second argument
Summary: [PENDING] PKG_CHECK_MODULES() no longer evaluates second argument
Alias: None
Product: pkg-config
Classification: Unclassified
Component: src (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: high normal
Assignee: Tollef Fog Heen
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Reported: 2005-04-11 20:01 UTC by James Henstridge
Modified: 2005-04-11 11:18 UTC (History)
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pkg-config-quoting.patch (1.77 KB, patch)
2005-04-11 20:07 UTC, James Henstridge
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Description James Henstridge 2005-04-11 20:01:35 UTC
In pkg-config <= 0.15.0, the PKG_CHECK_MODULES() autoconf macro would evaluate
its second argument.

In pkg-config 0.16.0, it evaluates it in some places, and quoted in others. 
Some Gnome modules such as GTK+ rely on this argument being evaluated, so break
with the new release.

The relevant Gnome bug for this is:
Comment 1 James Henstridge 2005-04-11 20:07:32 UTC
Created attachment 2396 [details] [review]

Here's a patch that makes sure the second argument is evaluated in all
instances, which fixes GTK's configure script.
Comment 2 Tollef Fog Heen 2005-04-12 03:23:45 UTC
2005-04-12  Tollef Fog Heen  <tfheen@err.no>

    * pkg.m4: Patch from James Henstridge to evaluate second argument
    again.  (Freedesktop #2987, Gnome #300232, Debian #303878,

Comment 3 Tollef Fog Heen 2005-04-12 04:18:13 UTC
pkg-config 0.17 released; closing bug

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