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bug#25895: Remove update-game-score


From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: bug#25895: Remove update-game-score
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 09:30:07 +0100

>>>>> On Fri, 10 Mar 2017, Paul Eggert wrote:

> On second thought, how about if we install update-game-score only
> when the builder specifies the game user or group. This will let
> Gentoo roll along much as before, while simplifying installation for
> distributions that don't support or bother to configure a game user
> or group. Although this doesn't simplify the Emacs source as much as
> the previously proposed patch, it's still better than what we have
> now.

I like this idea much better than the first one.

> Proposed patch attached.

Tested and it doesn't work. With the --with-gameuser=":gamestat"
configure option, it properly installs the update-game-score binary.
In spite of this, Emacs doesn't use the shared directory, but creates
a score file in the user's home directory instead.

The reason is that gameuser and gamegroup are not propagated to the
top-level Makefile:

--- emacs/Makefile.in~
+++ emacs/Makefile.in
@@ -268,6 +268,8 @@
 
 # Where to install Emacs game score files.
 address@hidden@
address@hidden@
address@hidden@
 
 # ==================== Utility Programs for the Build ====================
 





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