Sorry I'm just now getting back to this, I have been working on some other things lately. On Tue, Jan 05, 2010 at 04:02:50PM +1100, Jason White wrote: > T.V. Raman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I am not yet comfortable in putting files from emacspeak across > > diferent parts of the file system -- it makes cleaning up after > > a mess. > > I don't want to start a debate here, but I would like to express my agreement > with Raman on this point. > > The major exception is where a package management system is tracking all of > those files and holds the responsibility for their subsequent removal, but in > that case, deciding where files belong in the hierarchy is the task of the > package maintainer, guided by the policies of the operating system > distribution. This is correct, and ideally we use "make install" along with passing variables on the command line to make to get this done. > I've wasted too much time cleaning up the results of "make install", and these > days I install from packages as a matter of preference. Emacspeak is under > $HOME anyway, in my case. So as a user, do you use "make install" at all when you build the drivers -- I'm talking about, for example, emacspeak/servers/linux-espeak? I'm thinking that you don't, and you just leave the .so file where it is built. Is that right? William
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