Bug#343711: gdk-x11-2.0.pc spreads library dependencies needlessly

J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) fsmla at xinara.org
Sat Dec 17 15:26:46 UTC 2005

On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 16:20:39 +0100, Loic Minier wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2005, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > (It also includes -lX11, but that dependency is exposed through e.g.
> > gdk/gdkx.h)
>  I didn't see the dependency you mention with -lX11, do you mean because
>  of the included headers?

Yes. I'm going by this guideline from /usr/share/doc/pkg-config/NEWS.gz:
"Generally, if include another library's headers in your own, it's a public
dependency and not a private one.".

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