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[Bug-gnubg] Easier way to set openurl.c browser default?

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: [Bug-gnubg] Easier way to set openurl.c browser default?
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2013 19:02:48 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

Currently, the Debian packaging for GNU Backgammon carries the following
patch, since Debian's standard browser is supposed to use the
sensible-browser program:

--- a/openurl.c
+++ b/openurl.c
@@ -46,7 +46,8 @@ get_web_browser(void)
 #ifdef __APPLE__
         pch = "open";
-        pch = "firefox";
+        /* Modified to use sensible-browser -- rra, 2008-02-16 */
+        pch = "sensible-browser";
     return pch;

It would be nice to not have to patch this, either by using a C
preprocessor #define that I could add to CFLAGS or (somewhat more
complicated) adding a --with-default-browser option to configure to set
the fallback browser command.

Does that sound interesting?  If so, I could probably put together a

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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