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Re: Most appropriate location for installing example programs?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Most appropriate location for installing example programs?
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 15:49:16 -0600
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On 05/25/2010 03:44 PM, Sam Shin wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm debating over what the most appropriate location for installing example
> programs for a library would be. Would it be acceptable to install example
> programs into datadir? Or should I create a non-standard directory in PREFIX
> called "examples"?

Are these machine-independent scripts and/or source files, or actual
compiled programs?   A subdirectory within datadir is appropriate for
machine-independent files; but I don't know if
gives any advice on where example binaries would be placed, short of
directly sticking them in bindir.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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