More install troubles

Richard Laager rlaager at
Tue Jan 2 21:51:06 UTC 2018

On 01/02/2018 03:31 PM, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
>> Why is this not automatic from 'waf config' ?
> Probably because nobody ever wrote the code.

I assumed the question was rhetorical and was to be interpreted as the
statement: That should come from 'waf config'.

> But I think it's buggy anyway.  The only place it's used is for /etc/ which 
> probably doesn't want a prefix.

When you want "/etc", use SYSCONFDIR. That defaults to PREFIX/etc, but
would be changed to just /etc for a distro package. See:
./waf configure --help


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