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Re: Honour libexec and other configure settings

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: Honour libexec and other configure settings
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 20:58:15 -0800
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On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 07:25:07PM -0500, Roland McGrath wrote:

> >         daemons/Makefile: Generate runsystem.sh from runsystem.in
> >         (runsystem.sh): sed in libexecdir.
> >         daemons/runsystem.sh: Renamed to ...
> >         daemons/runsystem.sh.in: ... this.  Replace "/libexec" with
> >         @libexecdir@
> > 
> >         init/init.c: Replace "/libexec" with LIBEXECDIR.

> This I don't like so much.

Without this (and potentially a few other places where /hurd, /bin, and
/sbin are hardcoded), we don't respect parameters given to Autoconf.

It seems reasonable to be able to move binaries around, depending on a
distro's needs (FHS compliance, etc.)  Only /servers can't ever really
move around.

Is there a different approach you'd rather I take?

Jeff Bailey

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