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Re: [PATCH] svn-config installedness test fails when symlinked

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-09-11 12:19:00 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> We didn't want to have svn-config generated by ./configure (from the .in
> file) and then change it *again* at install time. Thus, we have one script
> that just works wherever it sits.

Yeah, the problem is that it doesn't "just work". And to me it seems
_much_ more robust to just toggle a flag when installing, than trying
to do magic on $0.

> The whole symlink thing can be solved by embedding the target install
> directory and just using that. That also solve the problem of people
> shifting/copying the file around.

You mean simply remove support for "location=source" and
"location=build" altogether? Well, I'm fine with that. Maybe
somebody else want to use them though.

  // Marcus

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