[gambit-list] Patching gambit to fix out of source build

Joel J. Adamson adamsonj at email.unc.edu
Wed Jun 25 22:59:46 EDT 2008

"Marijn Schouten (hkBst)" <hkBst at gentoo.org> writes:

> Joel J. Adamson wrote:
>> I'm interested, although I'm not a [Gambit-C] developer, but a user that
>> would like to make packages instead of installing "in place."  I now
>> have Gambit installed in /usr/local/Gambit-C instead of making it into a
>> Slackware package (that can be easily removed or upgraded).
>> HOWEVER, I would love to hear Professor Feeley's rationale for the
>> installation directory structure, especially since I noticed that Snow
>> works the same way.
> Speaking about Snow. In May I sent 3 patches among which a DESTDIR patch
> for snow to the snow user list and have heard nothing since.[1]

Yes, it's a low-traffic list.  I stopped using Snow for other reasons.


Joel J. Adamson
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