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authorDan Nicholson <>2012-04-21 12:52:58 -0700
committerDan Nicholson <>2012-04-21 12:52:58 -0700
commit6485a160fe4c7cddfc00078d4d03d1efefc91607 (patch)
parent1860fc8036800683c04958f81c88558d08b6847e (diff)
Document building with the internal glib copy
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/README b/README
index d31e711..2baed98 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -32,11 +32,14 @@ For more info, there's even a man page, try 'man pkg-config'
-To build pkg-config, you need glib installed already. Note that glib
-build-depends on pkg-config, but you can just set the corresponding
-environment variables (ZLIB_LIBS, ZLIB_CFLAGS are the only needed ones
-when this is written) to build it.
+pkg-config depends on glib. Note that glib build-depends on pkg-config,
+but you can just set the corresponding environment variables (ZLIB_LIBS,
+ZLIB_CFLAGS are the only needed ones when this is written) to build it.
pkg-config also either needs an earlier version of itself to find glib
or you need to set GLIB_CFLAGS and GLIB_LIBS to the correct values for
where it's installed in your system.
+If this requirement is too cumbersome, a bundled copy of a recent glib
+stable release is included. Pass --with-internal-glib to configure to
+use this copy.