Include file paths (-I ...)

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Fri Sep 27 12:15:40 EDT 2013

On Friday 27 September 2013 10:19:30 Derek Atkins wrote:
> I don't think it's inconsistent.  We *know* which include files get
> built vs which ones are part of the sources.  So yes, we do treat them
> differently.  As I said, the alternative is doing what I suggested
> above, using the full path to each header explicitly.  The downside
> of this alternate approach is that if you move a header (e.g.,
> business -> engine) then you need to change every usage of that
> header.  Moreover, it fails when you install the headers, unless you
> keep the same hierarchy in the install-dir.
> > Geert
> -derek

Well, my knowledge on compilers is limited, so your explanation was enlightning. I'll 
stick to the scheme we have so far.



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