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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Qt 4.7 (help wanted)

From: Tony Theodore
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Qt 4.7 (help wanted)
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 22:39:17 +1000

On 2 June 2010 22:23, Mark Brand <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> That look like a good way to do that, if that's really what should be
>>> done.
>>> What about my doubts about whether reordering the search path is the
>>> correct
>>> approach?
>>> -It's probably correct to have the gcc include directory *before* the
>>> mingw
>>> include directory anyway.
>> Reading a little more, you're probably right. You want to find C std
>> library files from the compiler first - unless you really want
>> otherwise. I wonder why Qt does it this way?
> I should add that I don't actually know if Qt was responsible for arranging
> the search path.. I haven't investigated the gcc package from mingw for that
> version. Maybe it has this property too.

Good point, they are a compiler vendor too in a way, so maybe this
is/was the right way.

>> The patch, however, will do roughly the same thing (if I read it
>> correctly) - cause any reference to lib/gcc/*/float.h to include
>> /usr/$(TARGET)/include/float.h instead.
> Yes, but here the hack is more finely tuned. It only affects float.h.
>> I guess we could try and see if anything else breaks.
> The whole development version of mingw-cross-env builds fine for me.

Ok, I just started the build, will let you know how it goes.


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