Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Philippe Gerum wrote:
>>On Mon, 2006-12-11 at 01:16 +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>Philippe Gerum wrote:
>>>>On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 11:21 +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>>>The only part of the Xenomai user-space package not yet following
>>>>>standard installation rules is the testsuite. It gets installed to
>>>>>$prefix/testsuite, by default /usr/testsuite. The attached patch is an
>>>>>approach to overcome this unusual layout.
>>>>Ack. Implementation-wise, we have to fix the following though:
>>>>xeno-load.in needs to be fixed, so that passing a single dot as argument
>>>>correctly picks the default runinfo target in the current directory.
>>>>This currently does not work as expected.
>>>[obviously now fixed in svn]
>>>>The second patch works around a problem with sudo relying on the
>>>>contents of the user's PATH variable. This won't work for people using a
>>>>version of sudo compiled with the secure path option by their favourite
>>>>distro. In that case, /usr/xenomai/bin (or whatever the user picked to
>>>>install xenomai) won't appear in that secure path, so the binary program
>>>>given in the runinfo file won't be found. A possible option is to
>>>>provide a relative path to locate the binary program,
>>>>e.g. ../../../../bin/latency for the latency test, as the example patch
>>>>shows. Not pretty, but the other way would need to autoconfiscate the
>>>>runinfo files, or at least run them through sed before installing, so
>>>>that we could substitute some placeholder with $exec_prefix.
>>>Relative paths are not fully safe, 
>>Why, provided the sudo sub-shell in xeno-load changes dir to the
>>target_dir variable contents?
> Because exec_prefix (=>bindir) may be different from prefix
> (=>pkgdatadir), thus there is no fixed relation between the .runinfo
> location and the binaries until after the installation.

Since the testsuite scripts are supposed to be run on the target, I
think they should be installed under exec_prefix.

                                                 Gilles Chanteperdrix

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