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Re: [Nmh-workers] A --prefix friendly install

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] A --prefix friendly install
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:38:28 -0700

Paul Fox <address@hidden> writes:
>ken wrote:
>> lyndon wrote:
>> >This layout isn't very friendly with 'configure --prefix=/usr/local'.
>> >
>> >I would like to adopt a more Berkeley-ish layout. Specifically, moving
>> >.../etc/* to .../etc/nmh/*, and .../lib/* to .../libexec/nmh/*.  This
>> >more closely follows current filesystem layouts, and for those which
>> >don't, we still avoid spamming their existing directories.  And in the
>> >default case, under /usr/local/nmh, nothing is upset internally.
>where does the current .../share/doc/nmh go, in the new scheme?
>> I'd be happy with a --with-traditional-paths flag to autoconf that put
>> things back the "old" way. ...
>i don't need the exact old layout, but i do need the ability to easily
>install nmh to its own self-contained tree.  i sometimes have a couple
>of such trees

Me too.

Except maybe, something like --with-own-tree instead of

    Norman Shapiro

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