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From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-14 08:52:25

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 11:06:19AM +0100, John Maddock wrote:

> > 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

e.g. a box where you don't have root access, so have installed gcc and
ICU with --prefix=$HOME ?

That doesn't seem like an unreasonable or uncommon setup to me.

Apologies if I've misunderstood.


> 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?

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