determine plugin directory in

Craig Harding craigwharding at
Sun Oct 10 10:04:02 EDT 2010

You need something like this in your Makefile:

PIDGIN_CFLAGS=`pkg-config --cflags pidgin purple`
PIDGIN_LIBS=`pkg-config --libs pidgin purple`
PIDGIN_PREFIX=`pkg-config --variable=prefix purple`

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Chuck Norris <norris.chuck at> wrote:

>  I've wrote plugin for pidgin. And now I want make tarball distribution
> for it. I want know right way to determine plugins directory in
> distributive indepentent way. I used
> pkg-config pidgin --variable=plugindir
> but it seems not working on ubuntu 10.4. They use pidgin-2.6.6 and .pc
> file doesn't contain this variable.
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