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Re: no-pkg-config 0.26-1

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 11:47:24PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Following up on our discussion about rewriting pkg-config....
> no-pkg-config is a bash script which implements the functionality of the
> standard pkg-config utility. It is intended for users of minimal systems who
> want to use pkg-config but do not want to install all the dependencies of the
> standard implementation. Most of the important features of the original
> implementation are supported. The commandline syntax and .pc file format are
> the same as the original. To use it, just place the script somewhere in your
> PATH and give it execute permissions.

So, you're exchanging a whole lot of gnu bloated library for a whole lot
of gnu bloated shell.

I find that somewhat ironic...

more seriously, how fast is it compared to the original ? bash tends not 
to be overly quick, as far as shells go, though I heard it improved in
recent versions.

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