How to determine modular paths?

Kevin E Martin kem at
Wed Nov 22 07:36:34 PST 2006

On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 07:15:53PM -0800, Andy Ritger wrote:
> Thanks, Kevin and Stefan.
> If the command-line argument route is preferrable, that's fine with me.
> The particular mechanism for querying the modular paths doesn't matter
> to me, as long as there is a mechanism that is reliably present.
> Aaron Plattner was kind enough to code up two commandline options,
> "-showDefaultModulePath" and "-showDefaultLibPath", as functional
> equivalents to using pkg-config to query moduledir and libdir,
> respectively.  See attached.

These look okay to me.  My only question is whether or not we should add
them to the verbose log output as well (might be useful for debugging).
What do others think?


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