6.18. Pkg-config-0.23

The pkg-config package contains a tool for passing the include path and/or library paths to build tools during the configure and make file execution.

Approximate build time: 0.3 SBU
Required disk space: 11.5 MB

6.18.1. Installation of Pkg-config

Prepare Pkg-config for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.18.2. Contents of Pkg-config

Installed program: pkg-config

Short Descriptions


Returns meta information for the specified library or package.