GCJ and $PREFIX/include

Gerald Pfeifer gerald@pfeifer.com
Wed Aug 6 19:11:00 GMT 2003

On Sun, 4 May 2003, Benjamin Kosnik wrote:
> I think there are actually a couple of things being requested.
> 1) a plea for java to install include files in one, java-specific
> directory instead of throwing everything into $prefix/include. In
> particular, $(prefix)/include/java was mentioned, and sounds great to
> me. This would help package maintainers do separate c/c++/java packages,
> and clarify to people what goes where.
> 2) a plea for java to version their includes.
> 3) a plea to have --with-gxx-include-dir work for all languages, at
> which point I suggested it being renamed --with-installed-include-dir
> and java adding support for it.

I believe this is an excellent summary of the issues raised by David,
and indeed would help packagers.

Unfortunately, it seems we are stalled?

Gerald Pfeifer (Jerry)   gerald@pfeifer.com   http://www.pfeifer.com/gerald/

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