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Re: [gcmd-dev] nextsteps


From: Micha
Subject: Re: [gcmd-dev] nextsteps
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 02:19:22 +0200
User-agent: Alpengl├╝hn 7.2

|         ./configure --prefix=/usr
| 
| IMHO this should help to place all gcmd help stuff
| into /usr/share/gnome/help

As i tried to explain ;) 'help' is running now
for any gnome application, but not for gnome-commander,
because i can't do 'make install' as user, users have no write 
permission in all common installation directories:

# touch /usr/share/gnome/test
touch: cannot touch `/usr/share/gnome/test': Permission denied

It's all octal 755 owned by root:root, there's no exception.

The debian location provided for privileged users to write to is
/usr/local/share/ and more exactly, there is 
/usr/local/share/gnome/help/
but that's not where Gnome YELP is looking for.

Ther gcmd 1.3.1 error message is:

"Unable to find the help files in either 
${datarootdir}/gnome-commander/gnome/help/gnome-commander
or /usr/share/gnome/help/gnome-commander. "

and you can see clearly the first path is just crap, $datarootdir should be
/usr/local/share instead and the trailing first gnome-commander has to be 
deleted. Then it would work, if i do 'install' as user.






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