Just a note about include files in ports

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Nov 29 20:40:05 GMT 2005

On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 02:25:09PM -0500, Diane Bruce wrote:
> Hi,
> Be careful with includes in a port build. I have caught two ports using
> the include files installed by a previous version of the port instead
> of the local port copy of the same include file. (Yes, one was in one
> of my own ports.) In particular, configure args that put the -I
> to /usr/local/include or /usr/X11/include before the -I ${WRKSRC}/..../include
> can break or at least compile incorrectly if the port include files change
> between releases. If you are lucky, it will fail.

Parts of KDE and GNOME do this :-( It's one of the main reasons that
'portupgrade' doesn't just work for upgrading them.

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