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Re: pkg-config-0.26

On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 03:01:08PM -0500, Julio Merino wrote:
> On 1/24/12 9:05 AM, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 01:47:28PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> >>Here's an update for pkg-config to 0.26, the version where it switched
> >>from its internal copy of glib1 to depending on glib2. (Incidentally,
> >>this reduces the executable size from 95KB to 52KB.)
> >
> >My objection stands. I still don't see any point in adding such a huge
> >dependency.
> Huh?  pkg-config has *always* used glib.  The only difference is
> that glib used to be bundled into the distfile, and now it's an
> external dependency.
> What's the real problem again?

pkg-config is self-contained. Given how central in the dependency tree
it is, that's quite important. More so since there are quite a few
things that don't otherwise pull in anything gnome related that would
now be force to.


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