Trouble with glib2, pkg-config and cmake under Debian

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Aug 21 17:23:57 BST 2007

On Tuesday 21 August 2007 17:27:03 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > So when you want to compile your software you have to add both path
> > /usr/include/glib-2.0 _and_ /usr/lib/glib-2.0/include to the -I flag.
> Thats a glib-packaging bug in Debian, they obviously don't move that
> header but they should as headers don't belong under /usr/lib.

The file is in the right place.

This problem happens with D-Bus as well. Fortunately, we are not linking to it 

"includedir" is "where include headers should be installed"

Querying variables was never part of the standard pkg-config use. You should 
be using pkg-config --cflags-only-I to get the include dirs. The difference 
is that you need some string-replacement magic to get rid of the "-I" that 
are there: CMake wants a list of directories, not compiler flags.

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