Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 471071
Include files not installed where applications expect them
Last modified: 2009-11-16 12:19:23 EST
Description of problem:
Applications using the SWI-Prolog foreign language interface have always searched from the include files in PLBASE/include, where PLBASE can be obtained with the `pl -dump-runtime-variables' command. On a Fedora 9 system this gives:
$ pl -dump-runtime-variables
PLCFLAGS="-pthread -fPIC -O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic";
PLLDFLAGS="-export-dynamic -O3 -pthread -Wl,-rpath=/usr/lib64/pl-5.6.57/lib/x86_64-linux";
However, the include files are not installed in /usr/lib64/pl-5.6.57/include as they should be, not to disrupt existing applications.
The *.h files are in the "pl-devel" subpackage. At the moment, all header files are in /usr/include/pl -- I didn't realise that there was this PLBASE convention, sorry. I'm not sure if it's kosher to put *.h files into a directory under /usr/lib, but there's probably precedent ... I'll check on this.
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