[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] clover: add --with-icd-file-dir option

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Fri May 8 11:01:54 PDT 2015

On 8 May 2015 at 03:10, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> On 08.05.2015 03:24, Tom Stellard wrote:
>> For this particular situation, I'm happy with any solution that:
>> 1. Allows a user to install the icd file to /etc if he or she wants to.
> --sysconfdir=/etc
> That covers drirc as well.
>> 2. Does not require the user to read the spec to know that /etc is the
>> correct place to install it.
> I think the above is pretty standard for autotools projects. I think it
> would be better to document this in the appropriate place(s) for OpenCL
> users than to add another convoluted option which doesn't really add any
> flexibility.
Very well said Michel. I'm suspecting that the latest approach will
lead to quite a bit of confusion. Even amongst experienced package
maintainers. If in doubt one can ping the debian, arch and/or fedora
guys (i.e the ones shipping opencl) for their 2c :-)


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