Patch (was: RE: Please, PLEASE, remove the BASEDIR from Makefile)

Andrej Borsenkow borsenkow.msk at
Wed Dec 2 08:57:51 GMT 1998

> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-technical at [mailto:samba-technical at]On
> Behalf Of Alexandre Oliva
> Nope.  The design decision of autoconf was that only a small set of
> standard options would be accepted without prefixes such as
> --enable/disable/with/without-*.  But then, we could change the
> --sysconfdir default, which is $prefix/etc; it is the natural choice
> for configuration files.

Exactly this is not possible (in clean way). The only directory, that can be
changed in, is --prefix. It is possible to override any
directory 'course, but ./configure --help will still show standard values.
And this will be _really_ confusing.

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