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From: Mikael Hallendal <micke@...>
Subject: Re: hardcoded PATHS in .ebuild
Date: Mon Sep 24 06:27:02 2001
mån 2001-09-24 klockan 14.20 skrev Martin Schlemmer:
> Hi
> 
> In hacking a few .ebuild, i noticed that most .ebuilds have paths to
> where Gnome, Mozilla, etc is hardcoded ?!?
> 
> Now I know that it is not everyday that they change, but since the base
> location for many packages will be changed now, cant it be done
> correctly this time ?  In other words rather use defined variables that
> should be defined when the base package is installed (like KDEDIR,
> MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME, etc) since the base package should already have been
> merged when you get to subpackages ....

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. 

BTW. Testing your Mozilla ebuild right now.

Regards,
  Mikael

> Some suggestions/reasons would be appreciated.
> 
> greetings
> MS
> 
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