./configure --help in 2.2.0 CVS wrong

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Fri Apr 13 14:29:59 GMT 2001

On Thu, 12 Apr 2001 samba-technical at thewrittenword.com wrote:

> Looking at configure.in, I see things like:
> AC_ARG_WITH(privatedir,
> [  --with-privatedir=DIR     Where to put smbpasswd ($privatedir)],
> [ case "$withval" in
> AC_ARG_WITH(lockdir,
> [  --with-lockdir=DIR     Where to put lock files ($lockdir)],
> [ case "$withval" in
> Obviously $privatedir, $lockdir, etc. are not being expanded. And, by
> looking at configure and how it handles --help, it's impossible for
> the variables to be expanded. So, we need *hard-coded* defaults for
> the values in parentheses for --help to generate something more useful
> than the above.

How about something like 

	 Where to put smbpasswd ($prefix/private) 

Would that make more sense?  Or do you think the
default of /usr/local/samba/private should be hard coded?

Cheers, jerry
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