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Re: [RFA] Remove -V
> From: Jonathan Lennox <email@example.com>
> Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 17:32:03 -0400
> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> > Here's an idea for a trivial implementation: install the various
> > compilation drivers not only as say gcc and $(target)-gcc, but also as
> > gcc-$(version) and $(target)-gcc-$(version).
> What about installed headers and libraries that don't go in versioned
> directories? $(PREFIX)/include/g++-v3/*, $(PREFIX)/lib/libgcc_s.so, etc?
The headers should probably be named separately, possibly
> I'd argue that header files should probably move under
> $(PREFIX)/gcc-lib/$(TARGET)/$(VERSION)/, but doing that for shared libraries
> is a lot more troublesome.
Shared libraries have their own version numbers, so they can stay
where they are. (For instance, the latest libgcc_s.so should work
with earlier GCC versions.)
- Geoffrey Keating <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>