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From: Ulrich Drepper <>
To: Andreas Schwab <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Define vardbdir relative to prefix
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 23:29:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 06:42, Andreas Schwab <> wrote:
> +# Where to install data files which the programs modify
> +# while they run, and that pertain to one specific machine.
> +ifndef localstatedir
> +localstatedir = $(prefix)/var
> +endif
> +inst_localstatedir = $(install_root)$(localstatedir)
> +
>  # Directory for the database files and Makefile for nss_db.
>  ifndef vardbdir
> -vardbdir = /var/db
> +vardbdir = $(localstatedir)/db

This doesn't work because the db files are always searched for in
/var/db.  This is why the Makefiles are as they are now.

What is the reason for this proposed change?

      reply	other threads:[~2011-07-01 23:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-01 10:42 Andreas Schwab
2011-07-01 23:29 ` Ulrich Drepper [this message]

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