bug 219448

Jörg Sommer joerg@alea.gnuu.de
Mon, 16 May 2005 19:36:04 +0200

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G. Milde schrieb am Thu 12. May, 09:19 (+0200):
> On 11.05.05, Jörg Sommer wrote:
> > G. Milde schrieb am Wed 11. May, 14:09 (+0200):
> After reaching agreement on this list, we should contact John (and/or t=
> jed-users list) and propose a change to site.sl. (See my current
> suggestion below.)

Did you do it?

> > > if (is_substr(JED_ROOT, "/usr/local") == 1)
> > Isn't JED_ROOT[[:10]] == "/usr/local" better.
> I prefer the is_substr() variant, because it doesn't hard-code the leng=
> of the search string (so maintaining is easier). But this is a matter o=

The best way(tm) is to use configure for it. But this is Johns decision,
because this is only relevant for upstream.

> > > BTW: Is there need for /usr/etc/jed.conf or could this one leaved o=
> > > making the code even easier by dropping the foreach loop.
> > 
> > Yes, it should be removed, because it is not FHS compliant.
> I am in favour of removing it too.  Still we might have to ask whether
> someone uses it (on some non FHS compliant but otherwise UNIXish system=
> and keep it for backwards compatibility. (Remember, the world is even
> more complex than Linux.)

configure helps.

> > > Should we keep the test for defaults.sl under UNIX or could it be s=
> > No, skip it.
> Fine. (This would need an adaption of the documentation, though.

Mmmh, configure may help.


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