[Pm-utils] [patch review request] Remove hardcoded /usr/lib/pm-utils/functions dependence
seife at suse.de
Wed Jan 30 07:55:56 PST 2008
On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:42:52AM -0600, Victor Lowther wrote:
> > I guess the point is, to make pm-utils installable with a different prefix.
> > E.g. software that is installed via "./configure && make && make
> > install" usually ends up in /usr/local by default (to not mess with
> > packages installed by the distribution). It would not be a bad thing
> > to give the user the choice to install the package where he likes it.
> Michael nailed the point.
But then we should yell loudly in logs etc. if we find such a nonstandard
location. And write into some documentation, that distributions are required
to install in /usr. Otherwise support issues will be - ahem - ugly.
Yes, i am unpleasant here, because i have seen too much trouble because of
such "good" ideas.
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