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Re: finding the location of header (.h) files

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: finding the location of header (.h) files
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 10:39:57 +0200
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On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 02:23:36PM +1000, mick wrote:
> I have an application that depends on gtkhtml-2.0, which seems to be in a 
> diferent location in almost every linux or BSD distribution.
> INCLUDES = -I/usr/include/gtkhtml-2.0

many people use pkg-config to solve this.  The gtkhtml2-devel
sub-package should contain something like
which describes the requirements of the package.

pkg-config is far from ideal.  For example, it uses `CFLAGS' instead
of `CPPFLAGS' (INCLUDES is an obsolete alias for `CPPFLAGS').
Yet it might be the best solution available atm.

        Stepan Kasal

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