Re: Patch for gnome-libs

Miguel de Icaza <> writes:
> > If we're moving things around, it would be nice to put gnome-config
> > scripts into $(libexecdir) ["The directory for installing executables
> > that other programs run."] rather than $(libdir) ["The directory for
> > installing object code libraries."]. (Because they're not the same
> > everywhere.)
> It can be argued that are supposed to only contain data.
> Maybe not true ;-)

Well, the files contain _configuration_-dependent data, and
hence cannot go into $(datadir).  Since they are essentially shell
script fragments, it is OK to put them into $(libexecdir) or a
subdirectory thereof rather than $(libdir).

Again, it isn't right for the various files to go into

- Hari
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