Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Jun 25 08:38:58 EDT 2004

Wood Brent wrote:
>>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?


I am not sure what coastline.conf is for, but I assume it would go in
$GMTHOME/share much like all the *.cpt, *.ras and stuff like gmt.conf.

> 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.


>>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. 

By the way, when I say dump them in $PREFIX/share/gmt, I mean the directories,
not the files.  No need to jumble stuff up.

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