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Re: Error report (gcc 3.1)

On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 10:59:09PM +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> I'm not sure that entry should name any particular file.  Other files
> may be affected in the future.

For after-the-fact situations like this one, I've been mentioning the
files that users are likely to feed to a search engine.

> A safer way to deal with this issue is
> to version the header files installation.  That is, instead of
> installing in 
>    ${prefix}/include/g++-v3/
> we should be installing in
>   ${prefix}/include/g++/${major}.{minor}/

I agree wholeheartedly with the idea, but for the implementation, wouldn't
it be easier to just make --enable-version-specific-runtime-libs the default?
Then the headers all go under the versioned tree anyhow.


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