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Re: libexecdir/datadir used incorrectly

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: libexecdir/datadir used incorrectly
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2005 15:57:41 +0100

   I don't really see that gawk as currently using things is not GCS

I think we need to clear out what version of the GCS we should refer
to before continuing this.

If it is the one I quoted (August 2003 or so), then I think it is
quite clear that datadir shouldn't have a subdirectiry added, if it is
from January 2005, then gawk should be modified to use datarootdir or

   I also don't see that practically speaking your changes make a
   difference in what directories get used/removed, except for the
   rename from `awk' to `gawk'.  As gawk is `awk' on a GNU system, I
   think the rename is incorrect.

That rename was a minor accident (I always write gawk, not awk).  But
gawk is installed as gawk on all GNU variants, awk is just a symlink
for scripts that already use it.

   So, I don't see that I really need to apply this patch.  Is there
   some real-world situation where the current code doesn't work and
   the version as you've patched it does?  If so, I'd like to hear the

See my previous mail to Eli.

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