Packages of the binder (afb-daemon)exist for common desktop linux distributions.

Installing the development package of the binder allows to write bindings that runs on the desktop computer of the developer.

It is very convenient to quickly write and debug a binding.

Retrieving compiling option with pkg-config

The binder afb-daemon provides a configuration file for pkg-config. Typing the command

pkg-config --cflags afb-daemon

Print flags use for compilation:

$ pkg-config --cflags afb-daemon
-I/opt/local/include -I/usr/include/json-c

For linking, you should use

$ pkg-config --libs afb-daemon

It automatically includes the dependency to json-c. This is activated through Requires keyword in pkg-config.