kdelibs 3/4 conflicts, plan

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Aug 3 21:17:42 BST 2007

Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>Not really, there are platforms where "-devel" packages don't exist (and
>binary packages aren't even the standard vehicle for installing
> software.)
>A generic method to automatically add some suffix to filenames would
> nicely work around problems with conflicting binaries. Didn't autoconf
> have a switch for that? :P

If you don't have -devel packages, then you can't install in the same 
prefix anyways due to all of those pesky include files :-)

That is, a source-based distro probably needs to have different prefixes.
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