Bug 156119 - pcre.h installed in wrong location
pcre.h installed in wrong location
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcre (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-04-27 13:54 EDT by Andy Ross
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-14 13:59:36 EDT
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Description Andy Ross 2005-04-27 13:54:09 EDT
The pcre source distribution, by default, installed its header into
$PREFIX/include like almost all other software.  The Fedora pcre-devel
RPM place these files in $PREFIX/include/pcre instead.

This location is non-standard, not the default for the upstream
package, and (to my knowlege) not shared by any other platforms that
ship pcre.  It forces software to detect and configure Redhat-specific
include paths and/or do brain damage like:

#ifdef REDHAT_PCRE
#include <pcre/pcre.h>
#else
#include <pcre.h>
#endif

This should be simple to fix.
Comment 1 Andy Ross 2005-05-14 13:59:36 EDT
I notice this is fixed in the current FC4 rawhide package.  Thanks!  Can the
reporter close the bug?  I'll try...

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