# To subscribers of the xforms list from "Martin Heine" <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
I allways put the forms.h directly into the directory of my
c-files in my project.
The reason I started to do this is because
when I gave my uncompiled project to other people,
it allways created errors there, caused by the missing
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rouben Rostamian" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 4:32 AM
Subject: Re: XForms: what is the proper directory for forms.h?
> # To subscribers of the xforms list from "Rouben Rostamian"
> Clive A Stubbings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Must admit it always looked a little strange to me too.
> > If the consensus is /usr/X11R6/include/X11 then I'm happy to
> > move them in my 0.89 rpms.
> > While I'm at it..
> > libs in /usr/X11R6/lib
> > bins in /usr/X11R6/bin
> > mans in /usr/X11R6/man
> > docs in /usr/doc/xforms-0.89
> > demos in /usr/lib/xforms
> > Anyone got any better ideas?
> These are pretty reasonable suggestions. You will also need to put
> forms.h somewhere. To be consistent with the above, it will go in
> Commonly /usr/include/X11/ is a symbolic link to the directory
> above. Because of that, users will #include forms.h by doing:
> #include <X11/forms.h>
> Alternatively, if you put form.h in /usr/include, users can simply say:
> #include <forms.h>
> Either /usr/X11R6/include/X11/ or /usr/include/ is acceptable to me.
> What do others think?
> Another comment:
> I am looking at the Red Hat distribution and SuSE distribution of
> Linux right now.
> Red Hat tend to keep /usr/X11R6/lib strictly for the core X
> Window development libraries, such as libX11.so, libXt.so, etc.,
> and puts all other libraries, X related or not, in /usr/lib.
> SuSE lumps all X related libraries in /usr/X11R6/lib.
> Again, I don't have a preference one way or another.
> Rouben Rostamian <email@example.com>
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