[GRASS5] Directed Graph Lib Headers (dglib)

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Mon Feb 13 22:00:56 EST 2006

Stephan Holl wrote:

> > Are you asking about how to get the symlink into the package, or
> > something else? I'm not familiar with .deb packages, but if it's
> > essentially an archive (e.g. RPMs are just "wrapped" cpio archives),
> > it should be able to contain symlinks.
> > 
> > A copy should be unnecessary, and probably a bad idea, as you could
> > potentially end up with different versions in include and
> > include/grass (even if this is only a remote possibility, it's the
> > kind of problem where you could waste several days figuring out what's
> > wrong).
> Ahh, just finished an email to the list, where I ran in exacly the same
> problem... 
> Therefor I would suggest to keep symlinks in include/*.h pointing to
> include/grass*.h to have a backward-compatibility for other packages
> which try to link against GRASS (e.g. QGIS, gdal-grass, etc.)
> Could this be done easily? 

Multiple symlinks are unnecessary. A single symlink and referring
configure to include/grass should suffice. See my other reply.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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