This script is for Slackware 14.2 only and may be outdated.

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14.2 > Development > pkgconf (1.7.4)

pkgconf is a program which helps to configure compiler and linker
flags for development frameworks. It is similar to pkg-config from

libpkgconf is a library which provides access to most of pkgconf's
functionality, to allow other tooling such as compilers and IDEs to
discover and use frameworks configured by pkgconf.

NOTE: This package will conflict with pkg-config included in a full
Slackware install. You should remove pkg-config before installing
pkgconf. This can be reversed by removing pkgconf and reinstalling
pkg-config. A new user session will be needed for the environment
variables to be correct.

If you are using slackpkg add this line to your blacklist file found at


To build debugging symbols use:
DEBUG=1 ./pkgconf.SlackBuild

Maintained by: Hunter Sezen
Keywords: pkgconfig,pkg-config,libpkgconf,autotools
ChangeLog: pkgconf


Source Downloads:
pkgconf-1.7.4.tar.xz (be4e3987047a95c2b75fbbf1884353ad)

Download SlackBuild:
pkgconf.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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