tim at tjwassoc.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 12 04:33:09 PST 1997
On Tue, 11 Mar 1997, Mark Huizer wrote:
> > > Hmm... why is INSTALL_PROGRAM used to install scripts???
> > > This should read INSTALL, not???
> > The way it is now is correct.
> It isn't!
> > You usually want different options when installing a program than you
> > want installing data. So there's also INSTALL_DATA
> > You'd never want to give the strip option when installing a data file.
> > In reality, though, the current system is a little broken because you
> > can't strip executable shell scripts either...
> Cool, see? So install it as data, or whatever does not use -s, or create
> INSTALL_SCRIPT, but now it does not work
I've added INSTALL_SCRIPT so hopefully everything will be okay for everyone.
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