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Re: Bug#210243: ITP: xspringies -- Interactive 2D mass/spring simulation system for X

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 03:21:30PM +0100, Steve Kemp wrote:

>  #ifndef COMPRESS
> -#define COMPRESS	"gzip"
> -#define UNCOMPRESS	"gunzip -c"
> +#define COMPRESS	"/bin/gzip"
> +#define UNCOMPRESS	"/bin/gunzip -c"
>  #endif

I've never been a proponent of hardcoding paths to programs.  This will
immediately make the program non-portable to basically any non-GNU type
system, and doesn't provide any significant benefit (/bin is in PATH).

 - mdz

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