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Re: Installation check


From: Michael Baehr
Subject: Re: Installation check
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 19:54:13 -0400

On Wed, 09 Jun 2004 19:50:33 -0400, Charles Kerr <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> I am using SuSE 9.1
> So I should make that boot script (not the x one) and put it in runlevel 5 ?
> 
> >From: Michael Baehr <address@hidden>
> >To: Charles Kerr <address@hidden>
> >CC: address@hidden
> >Subject: Re: Installation check
> >Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 19:36:23 -0400
> 
> 
> >
> > >
> > > 3.  Create the following script in the Makefiles directory e.g.
> > > /usr/GNUstep/System/Makefiles with the name GSXBoot.sh
> > >    Same as above with 2.  I didn't do this.  Is this something that
> >needs to
> > > be done?  CVS install file seems to indicate that sourcing the single sh
> > > file is sufficient.
> > >
> > > The document I am referencing is:
> > > http://gnustep.made-it.com/BuildGuide/#CHECK.WINDOWMAKER
> > >
> > > Any comments welcomed.
> >
> >I package GNUstep for Arch Linux, which has an /etc/profile.d
> >directory containing files to be sourced at login.  I simply symlink
> >$GNUSTEP_SYSTEM_ROOT/Makefiles/GNUstep.sh to /etc/profile.d/gnustep
> >and everything works fine.  You really shouldn't need to do anything
> >more than source that file to have your environment set up properly.
> >
> >As far as the GNUstep daemons are concerned (gdomap, gbps, gdnc, etc.)
> >you will have to find a distro-specific answer for that.  What
> >distribution are you using?
> 
> 

Nah, I would suggest finding a way to have it sourced by every login
shell.  The main purpose of it is to prepare an environment for
launching/running applications.  If all else fails, just source it in
your .profile/.bash_profile/.cshrc etc.




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