Bug#450949: libwebkitgtk-dev: pkg-config file doesn't include gtk, glib or gobject Requires

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Thu Feb 28 19:16:36 UTC 2008

On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 11:45:33 +0100, Mike Hommey <mh at glandium.org> wrote:

> severity 450949 wishlist
> thanks
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 05:16:46PM +0100, Tom Parker wrote:
> > Package: libwebkitgtk-dev
> > Version: 0~svn26044-1
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > The header files for webkit rely on gtk, glib and gobject stuff, yet
> > there isn't a "Requires" header for these in the .pc
> The main issue, i.e. missing dependencies on libgtk2.0-dev and
> libglib2.0-dev packages will be fixed with release 0~svn27674-2.
> Unfortunately, qmake doesn't support filling Requires in pkgconfig
> files, so it is going to be difficult.
But the "Requires" header is already present in the upstream

Another strange thing: why did you rename the pkg-config file to
"WebKitGtk.pc"? configure scripts of programs(e.g. midori) look for
webkit-1.0 (webkit-1.0.pc) which is the official (upstream) name of the
pc file.


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