Soprano cmake issue

Allen Winter winter at
Sun Oct 19 15:38:37 BST 2008

On Saturday 18 October 2008 6:17:35 pm Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 18.10.08 18:26:02, Josef Spillner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'm wondering about an issue I've had today with the cmake module of 
> > libsoprano. The standard macro find_path() is used to search for it. However, 
> > find_path() looks into system directories by default, and only considers the 
> > arguments to PATH after that [0].
> I guess you mean PATHS here. PATH is a well-known environment variable ;)
> > Which means that an older soprano version 
> > in /usr is preferred to the one from kdesupport which I've installed into my 
> > KDE4 prefix.
> > The attached patch works for me, though I'm sure it shouldn't be necessary to 
> > add NO_CMAKE_SYSTEM_PATH by hand.
> That can only be fixed properly with CMake 2.6.2, which allows to set
> HINTS-paths that are checked before standard system paths. The workaround
> with cmake 2.6.0/1 is to do 2 find_path's, the first with the
> NO_CMAKE_SYSTEM_PATH but PATHS parameter, the second without
> NO_CMAKE_SYSTEM_PATH and hence also searching /usr&co.
> As requiring cmake 2.6 is probably still a month or two away I think your
> change for this should go in now.
If you want to search the a specified order then you need NO_CMAKE_SYSTEM_PATH

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