From: Neal Becker (ndbecker2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-12 14:21:00
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> John Maddock wrote:
>>> Pray tell me, why would you add the path to the standard library
>>> gcc/ld will search by default? Simply leave it away and the tools will
>>> search in the right place by default.
>> bjam doesn't know that it's been told to look in a std path, it's just
>> been told to "look here", wherever "here" is. Whatever I working on a
>> fix to improve this.
> It is generally quite dangerous to explicitely add standard paths (at
> least for include paths). Gcc goes to great length to provide wrapper
> headers that fix certain bugs / incompatibilities in system headers, and
> explicitely adding '-I/usr/include' would circumvent this mechanism.
> I'm not sure whether there is any similar issue with library paths,
Maybe this gcc option could be useful?
Print the full absolute name of the library file LIBRARY that
would be used when linking--and don't do anything else. With this
option, GCC does not compile or link anything; it just prints the
I think what's really needed is a pkg-config for gcc
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