First questions...

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Mon Aug 7 09:27:00 GMT 2000


> >    It also installs a TON of executables in the main bin dir.  Why not
> >    have it install them in its own share/SN/bin dir and add the path
when
> >    the main executable is loaded?
> >
> > What you are suggesting doesn't conform to the GNU directory layout.  If
> > there are a lot of executables in the bin/ directory, perhaps we need to
> > look at moving them to libexec if they aren't programs that a user would
> > invoke directly themselves.
>
> The problem with that is that making a libexec directory makes it really
hard to
> launch from Windows. It makes it necessary to put some of the sourcenav
> directories on the path. It is not really feasible.
Would not a key in the registry under
"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths"
work?

Thomas



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