måndagen den 11 augusti 2003 21.20 skrev Tom Collins:
> On Monday, August 11, 2003, at 10:36  AM, Adam Hooper wrote:
> > The Makefile.am would be a lot simpler and less system-intrusive if it
> > used the 'install' command instead of mkinstalldirs/cp/chown/chmod.
> >
> > Would it be more helpful if I wrote up a patch for this? I have hardly
> > any time for the next 3 weeks, but figured this issue ought to be
> > brought to people's attention as soon as possible.
> I would gladly accept such a patch.  This is on the todo list for
> vpopmail, and I'd love to cross it out.
> Being able to install vpopmail to /usr/local would be a great
> improvement.  Having it make so many changes to directory ownership and
> permissions is a bad thing.
> If you do not have the time, then I'll try to take a look at the
> install command and change Makefile.am to use it instead of the current
> mess of code.

That shouldn't be so hard, just a matter of making it honor the passed bindir, 
sbindir, sysconfdir, etc. from the configure invocation(?). 
"--prefix=/home/vpopmail" would be the "legacy" and default option in this 

Regards // Oden Eriksson, Deserve-IT.com

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