|author||Dan Nicholson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2012-08-14 16:39:47 -0700|
|committer||Dan Nicholson <email@example.com>||2012-08-14 16:39:47 -0700|
Document failure to build internal glib as OS X universal binary
GLib out of the box does not support being built for multiple arches. This means pkg-config using the internal glib can't be built as a universal binary on OS X. Document this and available workarounds. Freedesktop #52032
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@@ -51,3 +51,11 @@ need to run a program to determine the correct value. See the glib
+If you need to use the bundled glib on Mac OS X, you'll most likely need
+to build for a single architecture rather than as a universal binary.
+This is because glib (as of version 2.32) does not support building for
+multiple architectures out of the box. The glib2 from MacPorts or
+Homebrew may be available as a universal binary and usable for
+pkg-config as described above. Nothing in pkg-config itself precludes
+being built as a universal binary.