ruby-pkg-config - pkg-config implementation for Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-pkg-config
Package version 1.1.5
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 69 B
Download size 6.52 KB
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pkg-config can be used in your extconf.rb to properly detect neeed libraries
for compiling Ruby native extensions, using the pkg-config database. Note that
this package does not use pkg-config, only it's database.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-pkg-config_1.1.5-1_all.deb 1.1.5 all Ubuntu Universe
ruby-pkg-config - - -


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ruby -
ruby-interpreter -


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-pkg-config_1.1.5-1_all.deb
Source Package ruby-pkg-config

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ruby-pkg-config deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ruby-pkg-config




2014-03-13 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
ruby-pkg-config (1.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) ]
* New upstream release.
* fix FTBFS: ERROR: Test "ruby1.9.1" failed (Closes: #735862)
- debian/rubygem-pkg-config-1.1.3-cflags-result-sort.patch: New file.
pick up from upstream issues and modify for debian.
* debian/copyright: fix lintian warning old-fsf-address-in-copyright-file
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5; no further changes needed
2011-08-11 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-pkg-config (1.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
+ Fixed to build on non-Intel+Linux platforms #632323 - dropped
Debian-specific patch
* Run tests with debian/ruby-tests.rb; drop build dependency on rake
2011-07-02 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-pkg-config (1.1.2~git20110615-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix debian/watch: use upstream name instead of Debian name
* Also look in arch-dependent pkgconfig directories (Closes: #632323)
* Make tests not depend on the exact order in which pkg-config outputs.
2011-06-14 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-pkg-config (1.1.2~git20110615-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #630659)

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