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From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] hardcoded PATHS in .ebuild
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 07:08:41
Message-Id: 1001336872.15245.22.camel@nosferatu.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] hardcoded PATHS in .ebuild by Martin Schlemmer
On Mon, 2001-09-24 at 14:58, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> On Mon, 2001-09-24 at 14:25, Mikael Hallendal wrote: > > Hi! > > > > I've brought up this issue before. The main reason for this is to be > > able to say, I want all GNOME-stuff in /usr/local/gnome instead of > > /opt/gnome (for example). > > > > However if we decide to move everything to /usr this won't be an issue > > anymore. > > > > I know about that issue .. not entirely what i meant. Rather, if a app > need to use the base dir for gnome, /opt/gnome as of current, why > hardcode it into the ebuild as /opt/gnome, but not use $GNOME_PATH > instead? If gnome need to be relocated in future, it will be much > easier .... >
So maybe i should read better the first time ... but I still think it is a better practice now that all have to be changed anyhow ... Greetings, MS

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Re: [gentoo-dev] hardcoded PATHS in .ebuild Mikael Hallendal <hallski@g.o>