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Re: install directories [was: guile-xlib 0.2 available]

From: Martin Grabmueller
Subject: Re: install directories [was: guile-xlib 0.2 available]
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 13:28:38 +0100

> From: thi <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 18:25:57 -0800
> i'd like to start discussion on installation directories in order to try
> to get a "recommended layout" into some guile documentation.  my chief
> concern is that PREFIX/share should not contain .so files (or even
> symlinks to them), since that tree is intended to be architecture
> neutral.  unfortunately, many packages do this anyway due to lack of a
> standard.
> so.... let's hammer out some standard that preserves PREFIX/share
> neutrality and (in the process, hehe) write some programs to analyze and
> recommend changes to packages currently in apparent abberence, as well
> as auto* snippets to make conformance as painless as possible.

What about simply a PREFIX/lib/guile directory which gets added to the
%load-path automatically?

> has this been discussed previously?

Not that I can remember.

Martin Grabmueller              address@hidden  address@hidden on EFnet

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