[lfs-dev] Fix Includes [WAS: Re: Wording fix]

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at lightcubesolutions.com
Mon May 28 15:16:00 PDT 2012


On 5/28/12 6:15 PM, Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> I think we may have been too quick on the draw with removing this
> command entirely. The reason being that this script was originally added
> into gcc to "fix" non-ANSI headers in various packages.
>
> http://gcc.gnu.org/viewcvs/trunk/fixincludes/README-fixinc?view=markup
>
> Especially given the success of many recent years of LFS without 'fixed'
> headers, I'd say the case of broken headers is these days extremely
> rare. And because of the automated nature of the script there exists the
> possibility that it actually 'fixes' things we don't need or want 'fixed'.
>
> It's probably safer to add back the command that disables this script
> but just make sure that our explanation for it is accurate.

Oh, and sorry for the trouble here, I realize I was the one that started 
this...

JH




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