pcreso at pcreso.com
Fri Jun 25 00:57:32 EDT 2004
> > Is this a problem?
> Hmm, yes, I would say it is. This really sucks.
I figured you wouldn't like it :-)
> I have scanned through my copy of the GMT source, and it seems like the only
> thing GMTHOME is used for is to construct a path to the share directory.
> Also there seems to be a configure directory to control the data directory
> (the share directory) location.
I assume you mean config file like coastline.conf in the $GMTHOME/share dir?
> When we set GMTHOME we would actually set it to $PREFIX/share/gmt and it
> would find the files in $PREFIX/share/gmt/share.
> I would also suggest you email the GMT list and see if they have any opinions
> on clean ways of handling this.
Paul Wessel agrees (& he should know :-), GMTHOME just for the share directory,
binaries anywhere as long as they are in the path. I'll sort out an install
script to set this up.
> > Also, GMT installs examples, tutorials & html docs in various directories.
> > They normally sit in a GMT directory. Where in the generic tree should
> >these be put?
> I would guess this could all go into $PREFIX/share/gmt or under it.
> Eventually we may want to think a bit more about some reasonable grouping for
> html browsable documents so that after installing a bunch of FGS packages
> folks could go to one master index.html and from there find all the
> sub-package html files that have been installed. But that will take some
> thought ... so just dump them in $PREFIX/share/gmt for now.
Sounds sensible... I'll try to get it done this weekend.
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