Re: Compile/configure question.

Subject: Re: Compile/configure question.
From: Simon Brady (simon dot brady at otago dot ac dot nz)
Date: Thu Apr 03 2003 - 16:56:37 EST

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Mathias Meisfjordskar wrote:

> [ Lawrence Greenfield ]
> > They decided to add /usr/local and it's been that way ever since.
> Hmm. That's fixing the wrong problem if you ask me. Because of this
> builds break. Why not print "If libs in /usr/local are ignored, do
> this: ..." on both the web-site and in the docs in the package, and
> then fix the code. As it is now, this looks like a bug.
> Am I the only one who doesn't like this?

I also expressed concern about this a while back:

Simon Brady                             mailto:simon dot brady at otago dot ac dot nz
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