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Re: [PATCH] create xfstests install target

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] create xfstests install target
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 Jan 2009 21:46:58 -0600
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <495E5C4D.80307@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 04:25:18PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> Not sure what the best location for this is in the end, but that's
>>> just a one-line change in builddefs.in if it should move.  Currently
>>> it goes to whatever configure thinks "libexecdir" is.
>> I think that's incorrect. libexecdir is /usr/lib for FHS or /usr/libexec
>> for BSDish filesystem layouts, but /use should be read-only mountable.
>> Maybe /var/lib/xfstests as a start?  That seems to be the dumping ground
>> for random stuff that needs write access.  
> Ok, easy enough.

Or so one might think.  Anyone good with autoconf who can tell me how
the *!@% to specify /var/lib ?


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