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Re: aclocal --print-ac-dir

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: aclocal --print-ac-dir
Date: 11 Mar 2002 19:56:29 +0100
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>>> "Jens" == Jens Krüger <address@hidden> writes:

 Jens> Am Montag, 11. März 2002 17:24 schrieben Sie:
 >> >>> "Jens" == Jens Krüger <address@hidden> writes:
 >> [...]
 Jens> I had the same problem and I solved it in the following way:
 Jens> - remove [...] /usr/share/aclocal
 Jens> - create links /usr/local/aclocal to /usr/share/aclocal-1.6 [...]
 >> Please don't! /usr/local/aclocal and /usr/share/aclocal-1.6 are
 >> both read by aclocal, and have different purposes.  (One is for
 >> public macros, the other for private macros.)

 Jens> That means all public macros are stored in
 Jens> /usr/share/aclocal and in /usr/share/aclocal-1.6 are the
 Jens> macros belonging to the distribution?  


 Jens> If this is correct then should the 'make install`remove
 Jens> all files belonging to a older version of aclocal,
 Jens> otherwise you may get an unexpected behaviour due to
 Jens> double defined macros.

That's not needed.  The macros from aclocal-1.6/* are prefered
over those from aclocal/*.
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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