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



On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 15:09 +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:
> Laurent Rineau 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.
> > 
> > Even if the official reviewer of my request accepted the package as-is, with 
> > CORE shipped, I eventually decided to remove the CORE library from CGAL, for 
> > the moment. However, without CORE, a few features of CGAL are not enabled 
> > (the exact geometrical kernel needs CORE).
> > 
> > I would like to have your opinion on the two following questions:
> >   1/ Is a directory named /usr/include/CORE/ (uppercase) is acceptable in 
> > Fedora Extras?
> 
> How about moving it up to /usr/include/CGAL/CORE, for example. Then it's 
> "only" a matter of patching the Makefile.am files and running 
> 'autoreconf' (hmm, is it automake/conf based ?).
Urgh - For automake/autoconf based packages, passing a different
--includedir to configure should be sufficient ;)

E.g.
%configure --includedir=%{_includedir}/CGAL

Then is supposed to do exactly what you propose - But, IIRC, CGAL is not
automake/autoconf based :(

Ralf




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