Placement of source file by setup.exe

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Tue Nov 28 12:20:00 GMT 2000


At 03:09 PM 11/28/2000, Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
>Would it be desirable to have setup.exe put the source files of the packages
>in /usr/src or /src instead of in / and assorted other places?
>
>Joost Kraaijeveld
>Askesis B.V.
>Molukkenstraat 14
>6524NB Nijmegen
>tel: 024-3888063 / 06-51855277
>fax: 024-3608416
>email: J.Kraaijeveld@Askesis.nl
>web: www.askesis.nl 



I think Chris has answered, in the past, why the source tarballs are not 
given a specific root path (and end up in "/" by default).  If you want to
modify setup to put these in some user specified root, with an appropriate
default, my guess is that your patch would be duly considered!;-)



Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
118 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX



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