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From: Mikael Hallendal <hallski@g.o>
Subject: Re: hardcoded PATHS in .ebuild
Date: Mon Sep 24 07:16:02 2001
m_ 2001-09-24 klockan 15.07 skrev 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 ...

I agree with you. However I don't think that it will be needed because
you don't have to give GNOME_PATH when everything is located in /usr.

I'm waiting for the document about this rellocation to /usr to be
finished before starting to move stuff. 

Regards,
  Mikael Hallendal

-- 

Mikael Hallendal
Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop Team Leader
CodeFactory AB, Stockholm, Sweden




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