--with-* vs. path*
rra at stanford.edu
Wed Jun 11 17:51:23 UTC 2008
Ivan Shmakov <oneingray at gmail.com> writes:
>>>>>> Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> writes:
> > However, we still need to know what to put into the generated
> > inn.conf.
> But is it really sensible to generate inn.conf at /configure/
> time? Rather, I'd opt for a kind of `initinn', to be used each
> time a new INN configuration is needed.
Dunno... it's what we did and it basically works, and has the advantage of
easily allowing non-interactive builds, but those properties could
probably be duplicated in some other tool.
> > There are reasonable defaults for nearly all of the paths relative to
> > the root path in inn.conf, which is required.
> s/root path/--prefix/? Agreed upon that then.
Right. Although note that INN sets the default for $prefix to
/usr/local/news following the traditional file layout for INN. INN's FHS
support still leaves a lot to be desired and a general rearranging of
things would be great someday. It's been on the long-term TODO list for a
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