Re: Patch for gnome-libs

Maciej Stachowiak <> writes:
> Dan Winship <> writes:
> > > A fixit item for 2.0.
> > 
> > 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's too bad that FHS doesn't have /libexec or /usr/libexec. It makes
> it awkward to configure GNUishly correct packages to be FHS compliant.

I think the recommended way would be to use something like

  ./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib --sysconfdir=/etc

- Hari
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