Hardcoded locations.

Moritz Heiber MisterMoe at hackerboard.de
Thu Mar 6 16:00:59 CET 2003

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003 14:22:05 +0000
James Tappin <sjt at star.sr.bham.ac.uk> wrote:

> It appears that xfce-mcs-manager and xfce-mcs-plugins have hardcoded
> settings of localedir and gnulocale in the Makefiles (and precursors
> thereof) in their po subdirectories (which causes installation to fail
> when done as a non-privileged user to a prefix that doesn't need root
> access (and even if forced through, of course localization will not
> work).
> Also xffm (at least) needs --datadir and --sysconfdir to be set
> explicitly in the configure step if it is not to look in /usr/local for
> everything.

mhhh ... I can't second that. Every try to install the packages in some non standart
location (f.e. /opt/xfce or something similar) with the --prefix= option went all good.
Maybe RedHat is to blame again ... ;-/



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