Thanks for the quick response. I'd thought about that, but wasn't sure
if doing that would screw anything else up. Probably it won't, I'll
start doing that.
From: Nehal Mistry [mailto:nehal@...]
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 10:33 PM
To: Brian Kropf; mingw-msys@...
Subject: Re: [Mingw-msys] making other libs part of the path
what i do when i install libs is use the mingw dir as prefix
then you would not need to use -l
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian <mailto:bkropf@...> Kropf
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 6:46 PM
Subject: [Mingw-msys] making other libs part of the path
Just a question, hopefully one others have thought of.
What if I've compiled a library using the the standard ./configure (in
this case zlib and hermes) and now I want to make install them, which
puts the libraries and include files by default into the /usr/local/lib
and the /usr/local/include respectively. Now I'm trying to compile
another library which relies on these libraries, but it cannot find the
libraries, even when I specified the include and lib directories for the
Is there a way to specify a standard set of lib and include directories
for mingw/msys to use when compiling without including the -L and -I
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