Bill Allombert on Wed, 15 Jan 2003 11:09:46 +0100

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Re: how to include the u_FpM_inv() declaration

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 03:15:37PM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 07:01:10PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > > > and found an older message about it, so changing -lpari to -lpari-2.2 in my
> > > > > Makefile solved it.
> > > > 
> > > > My fault. That was a bad idea. I am working to fix that.
> > > 
> > > On OS/2 it is quite useful.
> > 
> > The goal was to allow to install both 2.1 and 2.2 along side. This is broken
> > because there is only one include/pari directory for both so you can
> > have only one set of header file installed in a specific location.
> Your are mixing user space and developer's space. 

I am not. I am speaking about using -lpari-2.2 instead of -lpari. This
is a developer only issue.

> developer sub-package, but it is a *must* for the user's sub-package.
> Please try to not throw away the baby together with water.

See below:

> > It is possible to support both runtime environment at the same time, but
> > supporting both build environment is not really doable.
> I see no problem if I need to -I the older build directories to
> develop with the older headers.  IMO, it is much more important to
> have several runtime environments easily accessible.

Of course. It is also the Debian way of doing things, you can install
several libreadlineX packages but only one libreadline-dev.