Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Jul 20 15:42:49 BST 2008

Adriaan de Groot wrote:
>On Sunday 20 July 2008 14:29, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> However, code shouldn't depend on indirect #includes.
>Sadly, lots of our code does just that. I remember doing a cleanup round
> once on kdelibs where I removed all the non-needed includes for each
> installed .h file, and promptly broke every other SVN module. I think
> searching for "ade fucks up" in the archives of our -devel lists will
> show this :)
>Cleaning up includes is a tedious and annoying process (also in the face
> of #ifdefs). In general we should fix assumptions about indirect
> includes in the places where those assumptions are made, and I'd posit
> that assumptions about indirect includes are bugs not covered by any
> source-compatibility requirements.

Agreed. Fixing a missing include is something that anyone can do when 
rebuilding. It's a lot more difficult when you have to understand the 
code... :-)

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