Graham Ollis 🔥🐉

NAME

Alien::pkgconf - Discover or download and install pkgconf + libpkgconf

SYNOPSIS

 use Alien::pkgconf;
 
 my $cflags = Alien::pkgconf->cflags;
 my $libs   = Alien::pkgconf->libs;

DESCRIPTION

This module provides you with the information that you need to invoke pkgconf or link against libpkgconf. It isn't intended to be used directly, but rather to provide the necessary package by a CPAN module that needs libpkgconf, such as PkgConfig::LibPkgConf.

METHODS

cflags

 my $cflags = Alien::pkgconf->cflags;

The compiler flags for compiling against libpkgconf.

libs

 my $libs = Alien::pkgconf->libs;

The linker flags for linking against libpkgconf.

dynamic_libs

 my($dll) = Alien::pkgconf->dynamic_libs;

The .so, .dll or <.dynlib> shared or dynamic library which can be used via FFI.

version

 my $version = Alien::pkgconf->version;

The libpkgconf version.

bin_dir

 my($dir) = Alien::pkgconf->bin_dir;

The directory where you can find pkgconf. If it is not already in the PATH. Adding this to PATH should make tools that require pkgconf work.

install_type

 my $type = Alien::pkgconf->install_type;

The type of install, should be either share or system.

HELPERS

pkgconf

 %{pkgconf}

The name of the pkgconf binary. This is usually just pkgconf.

SEE ALSO

PkgConfig::LibPkgConf

PLATFORM NOTES

Solaris

You may need to have the GNU version of nm installed, which comes with GNU binutils.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Thanks to the pkgconf developers for their efforts:

https://github.com/pkgconf/pkgconf/graphs/contributors

AUTHOR

Graham Ollis

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2016 Graham Ollis.

This is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.