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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Need help: cmake/pkgconfig breakage?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:02:42 -0600
>> > Seriously, I'm not sure why you set that
>> variable.  I never heard of
>> > it before, and usually the safest way to get includes
>> added to the
>> > compiler flags is via CXXFLAGS and CFLAGS.
>> I think he sets it because the Slackware official Qt3 build
>> scripts we
>> (I and Darrell) based ours on installs a profile script
>> in /etc/profile.d that sets CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH. I don't
>> know why
>> Slackware sets this variable but it has done it since at
>> least 2003 and
>> still does today (in the Qt4 package).
> Yeah, what you said (as I just shared in a concurrent post. :) )
> This raises some questions. Is the CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH environment variable
> necessary at run for qt3 to behave? Or is this some kind of throw back to
> the early days of qt3 that has since become obsolete?

Not needed at runtime; it must be obsolete.