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Re: [patch] espeak server should not install .so file in /usr/share/emacs

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 <tv.raman.tv@gmail.com> 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?


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