nyvsld at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 05:05:07 PDT 2005
when a package is installed at `/usr/local', which is the default
install location for packages using GNU autotool to configure
later `pkg-config --cflags pkgname' will output something like
but since `/usr/local/include' is searched by gcc as one standard
system header directory, `-I/usr/local/include' actually do nothing,
and is ignored by gcc,
this behavior may cause problem , especially used with
`-I/usr/X11R6/include' , which is not searched by default by gcc.
if gcc is passed options like `-I/usr/local/include -I/usr/X11R6/include',
one would expect that gcc will search `/usr/local/include first',
but that wont happen, coz ```-I/usr/local/include' does nothing'' ,
said Pinskia( gcc developer ) and gcc manual.
an alternative way is to have pkg-config return cflags using `-isystem
dir' instead of `-I dir'.
an instance is here: http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24431
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