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Re: libexecdir/datadir used incorrectly

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: libexecdir/datadir used incorrectly
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 14:04:09 -0800

"Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
>    Is this (original text) correct for datadir?
>      ... write it as @file{$(datarootdir)}.  (If you are using Autoconf,
>      write it as @samp{@@datadir@@}.)
>    The discrepancy seems odd to me.  Should it be @address@hidden
> No, @datadir@ gets changed to $(datarootdir) by autoconf/automake.
> Also, if it was @datarootdir@, then you would need --datarootdir=FOO
> to change datadir; which is kinda wrong...

> (If you are using Automake, write it as $(pkgdatadir).)

Yummy.  It's tempting to suggest starting over with the old names
kept as aliases "for compatibility".  :-(

Cheers - Bruce  ;)

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