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Re: want to override config directory macro

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-06-12 23:22:10 CEST

Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> On 2005-06-12 14:01:02 -0400, John Belmonte wrote:
>> Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 14:01:02 -0400
>> From: John Belmonte <john@neggie.net>
>> Subject: want to override config directory macro
>> To: dev@subversion.tigris.org
>> I have a use case where I build and install Subversion for shared use,
>> but don't have write access to /etc/. Currently I have to modify the
>> source code (config_impl.h) to set a different config directory. May I
>> open an issue to make the related macros overridable?
> ./configure --sysconfdir=/usr/etc ...
> maybe?

Nope, "/etc" is hardcoded. Which is not really very good.

John: Would making --sysconfdir actually work properly in this respect help

Regarding an issue: Isn't this a small enough thing that we can just discuss
it and do it, without it ever remaining long enough to bother with an issue?


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