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Re: $(datadir) and @datadir@

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: $(datadir) and @datadir@
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 13:47:53 -0600
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On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 08:13:18PM +0100, Enrico Sardi wrote:
> I've read autoconf and automake manuals but I've not yet fully 
> understand a thing...what's the difference between writing $(datadir) 
> and @datadir@ in a

If you use $(datadir), the user can override it at build time (e.g.
make datadir='<path>'). Not so with @datadir@ where the @datadir@
string is replaced in-place.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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