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Re: sysconfdir

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: sysconfdir
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:04:13 -0600
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On 03/19/2015 03:49 PM, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> sysconfdir is defined as '${prefix}/etc', but configure --prefix=/usr
> should imply sysconfdir='/etc' (or should it?).

--prefix=/usr should imply sysconfdir='${prefix}/etc' UNLESS you have
installed a that says otherwise (which, thankfully, more and
more distros are starting to do).

> what does everybody do to get stuff under "/etc"?

They install a /usr/share/ file that overrides sysconfdir as

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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