[aur-general] deletion request
david.jo.adler at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 15:59:36 EST 2013
On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 9:54 PM, Johannes Löthberg
<kyrias at archlinux.info> wrote:
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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?
Just copying. As simple as it sounds, I didn't find a simple solution,
but it's not unlikely that I'm missing the obvious.
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