Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#5330 closed defect (wontfix)

RFC: sysutils/gnuregex installs regex.h as gnuregex.h

Reported by: yeled@… Owned by: mij@…
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 1.0
Keywords: Cc: mij@…
Port:

Description

gnueregex install it's main functional file as gnuregex.h and to use it requires modification of other programs.

shouldn't we just install it as $prefix/include/regex.h ? wouldn't that be standard?

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by yeled@…

Owner: changed from darwinports-bugs@… to mij@…

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by mww@…

problem is that we - as we are on a BSD-like system - do have BSD regex.h in /usr/include; we could argue about which regex.h is older/whatever and deserves the "regex.h" name, but imho we are on BSD so GNU loses.

comment:3 Changed 15 years ago by mww@…

Summary: sysutils/gnuregex installs regex.h as gnuregex.hRFC: sysutils/gnuregex installs regex.h as gnuregex.h

comment:4 Changed 15 years ago by yeled@…

yep i understand that.

how about placing it under $prefix/include/gnuregex ?

hm na. probably keep it like this and just reinpace regex with gnuregex I guess.

comment:5 Changed 15 years ago by yeled@…

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

GNU sux.

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