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[bug #6198] Wrong placement of GNUstep.sh


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Subject: [bug #6198] Wrong placement of GNUstep.sh
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 12:59:08 -0500
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=================== BUG #6198: LATEST MODIFICATIONS ==================
http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailbug&bug_id=6198&group_id=99

Changes by: Stefan Urbanek <address@hidden>
Date: Mon 10/27/03 at 18:59 (Europe/Bratislava)

------------------ Additional Follow-up Comments ----------------------------
Ok, I agree with you. But why Makefiles? Just courios, as this is not a big 
issue.



=================== BUG #6198: FULL BUG SNAPSHOT ===================


Submitted by: stefanu                 Project: GNUstep                      
Submitted on: Mon 10/27/03 at 17:57
Category:  Makefiles                  Severity:  2                          
Bug Group:  Bug                       Resolution:  Invalid                  
Assigned to:  nico                    Status:  Analyzed                     

Summary:  Wrong placement of GNUstep.sh

Original Submission:  GNUstep.sh is in a wrong location. Instead of 
/System/Library/Makefiles it should be in the /System/Tools directory. It is a 
tool and it is required for GNUstep environment as a whole, not just for 
makefiles.



Sooner the file is moved, less annoyed users will be there later.

Follow-up Comments
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Date: Mon 10/27/03 at 18:59         By: stefanu
Ok, I agree with you. But why Makefiles? Just courios, as this is not a big 
issue.

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Date: Mon 10/27/03 at 18:18         By: nico
Thanks.



GNUstep.sh should not be executed - it should be sourced

(for example by using '. $GNUSTEP_MAKEFILES/GNUstep.sh' in

bash).  If it is executed, it doesn't work.



Because it has to be sourced, and not executed, it's not

a good idea to have it in your PATH.  Stuff in your PATH

is to be executed.  Tools are executed.  GNUstep.sh instead

is not to be executed - it is to be sourced.



It's definitely better to have it in a separate location

outside your PATH to prevent confusions.


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