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RE: About MODDIR (again...)
- X-seq: zsh-workers 16155
- From: Borsenkow Andrej <Andrej.Borsenkow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: 'Raъl Nъсez de Arenas Coronado' <dervishd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, zsh-workers@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: RE: About MODDIR (again...)
- Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 17:25:46 +0400
- Importance: Normal
- In-reply-to: <E15wjtQ-0002Dk-00@DervishD>
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> I've downloaded and tested zsh 4.0.3, and I have the
> same suggestion: is really needed to install modules onto
> /usr/lib/zsh/4.0.3/zsh/? For me it has no sense: /usr/lib/zsh
> is empty except for directory '4.0.3'. But this directory is
> empty too. It only contains 'zsh', which contains the modules.
Modules are installed into /usr/lib/zsh/$ZSH_VERSION. The modules names
Not that I believe we ever get another top-level name part (given
interpretation of Zefram).
> Is necessary such a long hierarchy just for keeping the modules.
> At least the last 'zsh' is not needed (IMHO),
It is part of module name. You must have module as zsh/complist inside
of directory in $MODULE_PATH else it won't be found.
and the version number
> should be made optional for systems with just one version of zsh
> installed. For removing the last 'zsh' only a few makefiles need to
> be edited,
No. Much more needs to be edited because Zsh modules are referred to as
zsh/something in many places.
and for the rest... Well, if MODDIR could be chosen thru
> the 'configure' script, all this matter will vanish.
> Why is it hardcoded?
It is not hardcoded. I think, it was explained once already.
It is possible to add --with-moddir=... configure parameter that will
override default $libdir/zsh/$VERSION. The final zsh part cannot be
removed without major redesign and it is not going to happen for 4.0 in
> Please excuse me asking again the same, but I really don't like
> not having control over where my packages deploy its files ;))))
You have. Do you request autoconf maintainers to give control ove final
part in /usr/share/autoconf as example?
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