[LLVMdev] llvm/Config/config.h namespace problem
ofv at wanadoo.es
Tue Aug 3 17:03:38 CDT 2010
"Joel E. Denny" <jdenny at etinternational.com> writes:
> The LLVM headers llvm-c/Target.h and llvm/Target/TargetSelect.h include
> the header llvm/Config/config.h, which defines common macros, such as
> PACKAGE_BUGREPORT. If a project that uses LLVM includes any of these
> headers, the project's own macros of the same names can be redefined.
> Most advice I have seen says that installed headers should never define
> such common macros. Thus, an internal config.h should never be installed:
> Would you please consider replacing the current llvm/Config/config.h with
> a trimmed down version that contains only the definitions that must be
> present in LLVM's installed headers? PACKAGE_* macros certainly do not
> need to be there.
Most of the stuff contained in config.h should never reach client's
A possible solution is to configure Target.h and TargetSelect.h, as we
already do with other files (config.h itself.)
In any case, a bug report would ensure that this is not forgotten. Can
you file one, please?
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