event.h conflict between libev and libevent

Matt Tolton matt at tolton.com
Tue Aug 12 18:50:30 CEST 2008


Why not just leave out event.h?  That's just for libevent compatibility.

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Michal Nowak <mnowak at redhat.com> wrote:
> Greetings list.
>
> I am packaging libev into Fedora. During package review [1] we found
> out that there's name conflict between libevent (already in Fedora) and
> libev (now in the process of adding to Fedora) in case of event.h, which's
> name is contained in both source packages and which, both, by default, tend
> to install to /usr/include.
>
> Do you thing it could be possible to avoid such conflict on upstream
> basis?
>
> Giving example, to install event.h, ev.h and ev++.h to /usr/include/libev
> by default?
>
> (Also having libev.pc file would help too.)
>
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458785#c3
>
> Regards.
> --
> Michal Nowak
> BaseOS QE (Apps/Toolchain sub-group) Engineer
>
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