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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-14 08:40:12

"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Now wait a minute. If you download and build GCC from source, you
>> pretty much have to install it with a nonstandard prefix or your
>> system will get messed up, and I do that all the time. You don't need
>> to do anything about #include paths, but the LD_LIBRARY_PATH and,
>> possibly -L, do need to be set differently.
> Right, but that's only an issue with the new build script if gcc is
> installed in a user-defined location, and ICU is in the same location. In
> this case the build script will needlessly add the "std" include and lib
> paths to the command line, which as previously noted may mess up wrapper
> headers and the like. I don't know how to fix that easily at present, what
> does Boost.Python do, it has a similar problem - ah I see, python
> headers/binaries never end up in the std locations anyway is that right?

Sorry, I'm probably being dense, but I don't know what "the std
locations" means.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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