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Re: Problems compiling on Archlinux 64

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: Problems compiling on Archlinux 64
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 18:06:18 +1300

 > > Is there some way to uniquely identify Archlinux?
 > >
 > > This could be even something like:
 > >
 > >     iff we are on a linux system and...
 > >     iff this is a 64-bit system and...
 > >     iff file /etc/archlinux-release exists then...
 > >         handle /usr/lib64 in a special manner
 > Well, here is what you need :) The other factors are tested for already.
 > address@hidden ~]$ cat /etc/arch-release 
 > Arch Linux 0.7.2 (Gimmick)

I think this would be a case of the tail wagging the dog.  There are over 100
GNU/Linux distributions and I don't think Emacs should have to test for each of
them.  Aren't there some standards that the distributions conform to?

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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