What is the name of the pkg-config package?

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 12:25:50 PDT 2020

On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 3:19 PM Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:27:34 -0400, you wrote:
> >I'm having trouble testing GNU's Wget2 on DragonFly.
> It isn't part of GNU, it is (per the gitlab page) a clone of the gnu
> wget program.
> >I don't know what name DragonFly uses for pkg-config. Searching is
> >turning up irrelevant noise.
> Using google to search "freebsd pkg-config" gave several sites saying
> the *bsd package is called pkgconf


Maybe the pkg program can provide an alias for 'pkg-config' and
'pkgconfig' to 'pkgconf'. Or maybe pkg can provide a suggestion for
the correct package name?

Then things just work, and it does not waste anyone's time.


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