--with-* vs. path*
alexander.bartolich at gmx.at
Wed Jun 11 18:38:29 UTC 2008
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Ivan Shmakov <oneingray at gmail.com> writes:
>> Actually, I don't see the point of hardcoding a bunch of
>> directory names into the INN binaries. Considering that I'm
>> somewhat interested in running several INN instances, it's also
>> error-prone to have defaults matching one configuration, but not
>> the others.
> The Autoconf flags are used almost entirely to set defaults in inn.conf
> and everything else mostly gets the paths from there. (There are a few
> exceptions, but not too many, and most of them are bugs that we could fix
> with more or less effort.)
This discussion is going in a strange direction.
I want to add four files:
- a location in subversion repository
- makefile logic to install them somewhere
- documentation and comments in configuration files
- fallback logic in case of missing configuration statements
The two CSS files need be exported by the user's web server, i.e. they
require non-trivial configuration of third-party software.
The two HTML files are only read by innfeed to generate the status file,
i.e. they don't have to be copied to the web space.
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