Commit 43e35db2 authored by Peter Hutterer's avatar Peter Hutterer
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doc/user: add a note on meson's dependency() in the building docs

See #96

Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer's avatarPeter Hutterer <>
parent dbd484f8
......@@ -303,8 +303,16 @@ Building against libinput
libinput provides a
`pkg-config <>`_ file.
Software that uses libinput should use pkg-config and the
``PKG_CHECK_MODULES`` autoconf macro.
Software that uses autotools should use the ``PKG_CHECK_MODULES`` autoconf
macro: ::
Software that uses meson should use the ``dependency()`` function: ::
pkgconfig = import('pkgconfig')
dep_libinput = dependency('libinput')
Otherwise, the most rudimentary way to compile and link a program against
libinput is:
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