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Re: how to install a tool into GNUSTEP_*_ADMIN_TOOLS

From: Nicola Pero
Subject: Re: how to install a tool into GNUSTEP_*_ADMIN_TOOLS
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 12:06:33 +0100 (CET)

>> I guess because gnustep has never used a separate 'Admin' area for  
>> anything.
>> I don't think we have a policy on what gnustep tools (if any) should  
>> go in the admin area.
> ah, ok. I just thought the gdomap binary would be installed into an admin 
> directory as the gdomap manual page is installed in section 8.
> However, thats not a problem for me, I only wanted to get my tools installed 
> in such a directory.

From the gnustep-make documentation --

"The @file{Admin Tools} location contains tools and executable scripts
that are only useful to the system administrator.  A normal user
wouldn't have enough privileges to use these applications in a useful

So, 'Admin Tools' should contain the equivalent of Unix tools that go in /sbin, 
such as 'adduser' or similar tools that are specific to system administration.

We don't have many of such tools in gnustep, which is why it's never been

To me it looks like 'gdomap' should go in tools, where it is now ... So
maybe it's the gdomap manpages that are being installed in the wrong place ?


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