Bugzilla – Bug 54427
README.win32 <-> code missync
Last modified: 2012-12-09 04:02:30 UTC
Oops, sorry, hit the wrong key.
Here are the details:
> pkg-config uses some optional entries in the Registry: Firstly, the
> path to the pkgconfig installation prefix. This can be either
> user-specific in HKCU\Software\pkgconfig\InstallationDirectory or for
> the whole machine in HKLM\Software\pkgconfig\InstallationDirectory.
I don't see any trace of it in the code. I guess it is fully glib-magic now.
> Additionally, in addition to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment
> variables, any string value in the Registry key
> HKLM\Software\pkgconfig\PKG_CONFIG_PATH (or HKCU\...) is assumed to be
> a directory name and is searched for .pc files.
No trace of that either.
Is the doc outdated or am I missing something? Is there a patched version of pkg-config for win32 with the registry access code?
The registry entries were removed a few years ago in commit dce0339 as you found.
Fixed in 454dd17. Thanks for the report.