Query regarding header inclusions
Ankur Sinha wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I need to package j3d-core. The source includes a few headers that
> fedora packages already provide. Is it OK to let them be or do I need to
> get rid of these and make use of the ones that fedora packages provide?
> The licenses are here. The mention the included third party
> headers as well.
> If I need to remove them, can I simply symlink the fedora provided
> headers here? Or do I need to edit the build system to make it point to
> them? If you look at the source folder here, it has separate build
> files for each platform/arch, so editing the build files would be a
> little difficult.
> I've also noticed that multiple packages provide the headers. How does
> one know which of these is the required one please?
>> [root@ankur root]# repoquery -f */include/*/glext.h
>> [root@ankur root]#
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You do need to use the system versions rather than the bundled
versions. Symlinking is ok, but patching the build system to look at
the usual places on the system rather than locally will be more
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