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Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx.cfg location policy, libdir vs. sysconfdir

From: Stef Caunter
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] lynx.cfg location policy, libdir vs. sysconfdir
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 19:45:23 -0500 (EST)

It is already definable from both configure and userdefs.h so location is going to change on that basis anyway. Users can specify 'lynx -cfg foo', and there are options and aliases to command-line parameters. I think you make the least number of people unhappy by not changing anything and leaving it up to the distro.


On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Thorsten Glaser wrote:

Rado S dixit:

Moin moin,

is there any reason that I couldn't think of on my own why
lynx.cfg is placed in libdir rather than sysconfdir?

Also, libdir is used for the location of the lynx help
files, which don't belong to (e.g.) $LOCALBASE/lib but
to $LOCALBASE/share (see the MirPort at
especially the docdir= and helpdir= parts).

If not, can it move there, please?

I second that, as discussed in IRC (#lynx Freenode).

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when God enlightens him. Or only God invents algorithms, we merely copy them.
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