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Re: So, what's up with the XFree86 4.0 .debs?

On 13-Mar-00, 16:55 (CST), Alex Yukhimets <aqy6633@acf5.nyu.edu> wrote: 
> I often find myself in the position when I use X libraries (Xt
> mostly) built by myself with some changes to allow debugging of my
> Xt widgets. I install new libs and headers in another directory and
> -I/this/new/dir and -L/that/new/dir allows for compilation and linkage
> with new version. If libs are in /usr/lib and headers in /usr/include
> (default locations) then this would not work.

Why not? Have you read the compiler/linker docs? Adding -I/some/dir/inc
and -L/some/dir/lib causes those directories to be searched *before* the
default directories. I don't have an opinion about where the X stuff
should go, but the above argument is completely bogus FUD.


Steve Greenland <vmole@swbell.net>
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