I have a linux system at my workplace with pretty old packages and no root access. I'm compiling packages that I need from source with --prefix=[somewhere in homedir]. My problem is that I just can't find out how to convince configure to look for header files in a specific directory. The source is cpp. I tried with environment variables related to g++ and looking up flags and googling but I had no success. Can someone help me solve this?
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