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[Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, master, updated. release_1-9-6-11-gef7

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: [Guile-commits] GNU Guile branch, master, updated. release_1-9-6-11-gef73663
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 22:37:44 +0000

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commit ef73663576c54d04bd9f1dfe1cdf587515e5cc71
Author: Neil Jerram <address@hidden>
Date:   Sat Dec 19 22:37:24 2009 +0000

    Document need for pkg-config to build Guile
    * README: Say that ./configure needs pkg-config; why; and how to work
      around it.


Summary of changes:
 README |   14 ++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README
index c4f24f8..5669ce8 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -88,6 +88,20 @@ Guile requires the following external packages:
     conservative garbage collector used by Guile.  It is available
     from .
+  - pkg-config
+    Guile's ./configure script uses pkg-config to discover the correct
+    compile and link options for libgc.  If you don't have pkg-config
+    installed, or you have a version of libgc that doesn't provide a
+    .pc file, you can work around this by setting some environment
+    variables before running ./configure:
+    - PKG_CONFIG=true
+    - BDW_GC_CFLAGS=<compile flags for picking up libgc headers>
+    - BDW_GC_LIBS=<linker flags for picking up the libgc library>
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