Eric Gallager <egallager at gcc dot> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Eric Gallager <egallager at gcc dot> ---
(In reply to from comment #1)
> On Wed, 11 May 2011, psmith at gnu dot org wrote:
> > I think that the include-fixed directory should be associated with the 
> > sysroot,
> It should be associated with each system include directory (sysroot or 
> otherwise) - so there should be a fixed version of /usr/local/include, 
> searched immediately before /usr/local/include, and likewise for 
> /usr/include.

This sounds like an agreement that some form of change would be worthwhile; I'm
going to take that as confirmation.

> But there are certainly sysroot uses where include-fixed is 
> still relevant - where the sysroot is based on a copy of that used when 
> GCC was built, but with extra libraries added.  (That's the case of 
> sysroots that works most reliably for other reasons as well; GCC's runtime 
> libraries get configured depending on the libc libraries and headers 
> present when GCC was built, and in some cases the headers affect the 
> configuration of GCC itself as well as GCC's libraries.)

Shouldn't it be possible to come up with a solution that still supports those
cases while also fixing the cases Paul described?

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