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Re: How to become very unpopular. (or:) A scary story.

On Sat, 18 Aug 2001, Adam Heath wrote:

> If a package doesn't support DESTDIR(or some other means of altnernate
> installation dir support), I seriously consider NOT packaging it.  If the
> software is cool enough, however, I generally try to patch it to support
> DESTDIR.  But then, if it is cool enough, why weren't the authors capable of
> adding DESTDIR support themselves?

Mentioning this never harms...

(once had that too. Just mentioned upstream that "DESTDIR seems pretty
standard", next version had it...)

wouter dot verhelst at advalvas dot be

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  -- from the movie "Antitrust"

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