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Re: pkg/52561

The following reply was made to PR pkg/52561; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jonathan Perkin <>
To: Joern Clausen <>
Subject: Re: pkg/52561
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 10:59:17 +0100

 * On 2018-05-11 at 10:50 BST, Joern Clausen wrote:
 > Thanks for this detailed explanation! I'd like to see stuff like this more
 > from time to time. Alas, I cannot guarantee, that next time I will be able
 > to find such a bug on my own :)
 > But one more question: Why was there a different behavior with/without
 > cwrappers in the first place? Do the classic wrappers handle MAKE_PARAMS in
 > some way cwrappers don't?
 The legacy wrappers are less strict about enforcing the correct library
 paths, and it's likely they added and passed through $PREFIX/{include,lib}
 somewhere regardless.
 While this helps some software build, it's not correct, and can lead to
 problems later on.
 Jonathan Perkin

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