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Re: $(datarootdir) should be $(datadir)

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: $(datarootdir) should be $(datadir)
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 10:23:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-15)


* Karl Berry wrote on Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 11:56:42PM CEST:
>     In section 7.2.5, when the 'datadir' directory is discussed, this
>     sentence appears:
>     "This should normally be /usr/local/share, but write it as
>     $(datarootdir). (If you are using Autoconf, write it as '@datadir@')"
>     $(datarootdir) should be $(datadir), given the section it's in.
> Thanks for the report.  I think you are right,

No, I don't think he is right.  Going through the other descriptions:
  bindir should be written as $(exec_prefix)/bin,
  datarootdir              as $(prefix)/share,
  datadir                  as $(datarootdir),

which is at least consistent.


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