Description of problem:
$ pkg-config --cflags xmlsec1
-DXMLSEC_CRYPTO=\\\"openssl\\\" -DXMLSEC_CRYPTO_DYNAMIC_LOADING=1 -D__XMLSEC_FUNCTION__=__FUNCTION__ -DXMLSEC_NO_SIZE_T -DXMLSEC_NO_GOST=1 -DXMLSEC_NO_XKMS=1 -DXMLSEC_DL_LIBLTDL=1, -I/usr/include/xmlsec1 -I/usr/include/libxml2
Using the pkg-config binary extracted from pkgconfig-0.23-9.fc12 (currently used on Fedora 13)
pkg-config --cflags xmlsec1
-DXMLSEC_CRYPTO=\"openssl\" -DXMLSEC_CRYPTO_DYNAMIC_LOADING=1 -D__XMLSEC_FUNCTION__=__FUNCTION__ -DXMLSEC_NO_SIZE_T -DXMLSEC_NO_GOST=1 -DXMLSEC_NO_XKMS=1 -DXMLSEC_DL_LIBLTDL=1, -I/usr/include/xmlsec1 -I/usr/include/libxml2
With the version in Fedora 14 the output is backslashed escaped - \\\"openssl\\\" vs. \"openssl\" using the same .pc file as input. The .pc file itself contains the escaped string.
When using the CFLAGS produced by the Fedora 14 with gcc/g++ there are warnings:
<command-line>:0:16: warning: missing terminating " character
so it is not working as intended.
Is this change in behaviour of pkg-config unintentional - i.e. a bug that should be fixed in pkg-config? Or is it an intentional change and it is the xmlsec1 package that need to adjust its .pc file?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is also a problem in Fedora 15 (xmlsec1 version xmlsec1-1.2.16-4.fc15.i686).
I got hit by the same problem. I ended up manually fixing the .pc file to remove the extra backslashes.
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