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Re: Would like to import CORE into Fedora (naming problem)



On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 07:36:22PM +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> On 13/09/06, Ed Hill <ed eh3 com> wrote:
> >On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 14:47:06 +0200
> >Laurent Rineau <laurent rineau__fedora_extras normalesup org> wrote:
> >
> >> During the review of CGAL¹ (bug #199168), a problem was raised by
> >> Ralf C.: the first version of CGAL-devel was shipping CORE², a
> >> dependency of CGAL. That library installs its headers
> >> into /usr/include/CORE/* and Ralf said that the name "CORE" is too
> >> general for an inclusion into FE.
> >
> >
> >As others have suggested, I agree that:  /usr/include/CGAL/CORE
> >is a safe, easy, and totally reasonable fix.
> 
> This would require editing existing code changing all #include directives
> 
> #include <CORE/foo.h>  --->  #include <CGAL/CORE/foo.h>
> 
> wouldn't it?

Nope, change the compiler flags so instead of -I/usr/include, have
something like -I/usr/include/CGAL. You can even take it one step
further have put a version number in the directory which lets you
install multiple versions of the headers side-by-side. cf GTK
installing into /usr/include/gtk-2.0

Regards,
Dan.
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