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Re: [Bug-readline] [PATCH] Fix include path in pkg-config file

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] [PATCH] Fix include path in pkg-config file
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 14:26:11 -0400
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On 4/8/19 12:06 PM, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> The value of ${includedir} is going to be something like
>   /usr/include (GNU/Linux)
>   /usr/local/include (FreeBSD ports)
>   /usr/local/Cellar/readline/8.0.0/include (macOS homebrew)
> and software using readline is supposed to
>   #include <readline/readline.h>
> However, since Cflags in readline.pc contains
>   -I${includedir}/readline
> the compiler will expect to find the header in
>   /usr/include/readline/readline/readline.h
> which will work on GNU/Linux, where /usr/include is part of the
> default include path, but will not on other platforms.

Thanks for the report.


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