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

Andrej Borsenkow borsenkow.msk at
Thu Dec 3 09:46:53 GMT 1998

> -----Original Message-----
> From: oliva at
> On Dec  2, 1998, "Andrej Borsenkow" <borsenkow.msk at> wrote:
> >> 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.
> Well, we don't really need to change the default, do we?

I am all for using $(sysconfdir) as private samba directory. But Andrew has
good reasons to have it in $(prefix)/private. What I meant, there is no
clean way to change default for sysconfdir from $(prefix)/etc to


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