[aur-general] deletion request
kyrias at archlinux.info
Sat Feb 23 15:54:22 EST 2013
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On 02/23/2013 09:22 PM, David Adler wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 8:55 PM, Johannes Löthberg
> <kyrias at archlinux.info> wrote:
>> On 02/23/2013 08:41 PM, David Adler wrote:
>>> To the contrary, having it installed to a not user-writable
>>> place might distract from the fact that this example-preset
>>> exists to (and often even needs to) be customised.
>> If it's just an example, wouldn't it make more sense to just
>> install it to /usr/share for the user to copy it to where he
>> wants it?
> That's how it was handled up to now, installed to /usr/share. I'd
> have to find a way to install an entire directory tree, including
> lots of files and some empty dirs, without maintaining
> Makefile.am's and such for every dir. Maybe I'm missing something
> and there's a simple way to recursively install a directory tree.
> Despite using google and reading quite a few docs on make and
> autools I didn't find a simple solution. Pointers are welcome.
> Installing it to /usr/share as a packed tarball would not give any
> benefit IMHO.
> This is sort of an upstream issue. As things are now, I see no way
> to easily have it installed. If this changes in the future, I'll
> upload a new package; for now I suggest it be deleted.
Wait, do you need to actually do anything with the files before
installing, or does it just copy the files when running make install?
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