Has the time come to get rid of the "delivering" of public headers?

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Tue Feb 21 07:10:49 PST 2012

On 21/02/12 15:41, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
>> Maybe we need a new directory for "exported" header files.
>> $MODULE/exported
> Well, isn't that what $MODULE/inc is *supposed* to be? Are there many
> cases where also private headers (which don't get delivered) are in
> $MODULE/inc ? I honestly don't know; on one hand I am a pessimist and
> assume there are, but on the other hand I don't want to be
> pessimistic...

currently the prevailing pattern is that $MODULE/inc/$MODULE contains
the public headers, while headers directly in $MODULE/inc are private to
the module.  (in modules that still use deliver it's even worse and
sometimes a complete mess...)

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