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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: [PREFIX] More prefixed ebuilds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:13:15 +0200
On 24-04-2006 22:20:26 -0700, Christopher Chan wrote:
> That sounds good Kito.  I don't know if it had been discussed before, but I
> was thinking it might be a good idea to create a prefix.eclass that can
> share a set of functions.  One function I was thinking of was to prepend the
> EPREFIX, and have a smart enough to not add it if it already existed.  It
> seems like much of the work is figuring out where to add and where not to
> add.  It could give some sort of warning if the prefix was already there so
> we know about it, yet does not break to build. 

Maybe you can make the first version of $(prefix [package]) function in
that case.  It should return the prefix that was used when installing
package, or when no package given, the default prefix, so it can be used
also in --with-xxxxx=$(prefix xxxxxx)/usr/bin/xxxxxx or something.

There has been some discussions on this issue on this list before.  Not
sure if I reword the idea correctly.


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