On Sat, 2012-06-09 at 17:33 +0200, David Disseldorp wrote:
> Hi Nathan,
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:05:36 +1000 (EST)
> Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Revert "build: fix configure path tests"
> > This reverts commit 70b76abe42aca1c968feb3bfe20b74c61cf05db6.
> > Seems to be breaking Debian installs (at least) - PMDAs being
> > installed to /var/pmdas instead of /var/lib/pcp/pmdas now.
> Are you able to point me at the relevant Debian build scripts?
> My preference is to have the configure paths fixed in the tree along
> side packaging configure argument changes, rather than continuing to
> rely on the hard-coded paths.
These path tests are _really_ broken ... I tossed 'em completely in one
of the earlier abortive attempts to support installation relocation
within configure.in ... these got really messy, and Frank has
volunteered to clean up the handling of the paths between configure.in,
the GNUmakefiles and Makepkgs.
In the interim, can you describe the problem your patch was trying to
fix so we can see if there is a way to address that problem pending the