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## Re: [PATCH] Assorted fixes for macosx 10.2.8

 From: Johannes Schindelin Subject: Re: [PATCH] Assorted fixes for macosx 10.2.8 Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 00:42:55 +0100 (CET)

```Hi,

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Johannes Schindelin wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Matthias Neeracher wrote:
>
> >
> > On Dec 8, 2005, at 10:26 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> > > From: Johannes Schindelin <address@hidden>
> > >
> > > On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Graham Percival wrote:
> > >
> > > > I don't understand most of these patch,
> > >
> > > I'll try to explain:
> > >
> > > > > pathsettings:
> > > > >       @echo export PATH=\$(PATH)
> > > > > +     @echo export LILYPOND_DATADIR=\$(LILYPONDPREFIX)
> > > > >       @echo export LILYPONDPREFIX=\$(LILYPONDPREFIX)
> > > > >       @echo export PYTHONPATH=\$(PYTHONPATH)
> > >
> > > This is needed so that lilypond does not try to use
> > > /usr/local/share/something, but the files from where lilypond is compiled.
> >
> > That makes it definitely unsuitable for general purpose distribution. This
> > location can be overridden at runtime anyway, can't it?
>
> Sorry, this *is* an override. Namely, to make the documentation even if
> you have a lilypond installed which is an earlier version, and want to
> "make" the user documentation. I think this very definitely should go in.
> It fixes a bug.

Call me an idiot! I retested it, and of course it does not fix a bug.
There is no bug. It was just that I edited the wrong file in some
debugging spree, and during the hunt for *that* error, I "fixed"